Calcium gluconate

Item number: AD132

Category: Buffer

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In plant tissue culture,calciumgluconate is used as a buffer agent (De Block 1990). During cultivation of Pistacia vera, the supplementation of calcium gluconate in culture media allowed a reduction of shoot-tip necrosis(Abousalim & Mantell 1993).

GHS-Pictograms: 00
Molecular weight: 215.19
CAS-Number: 299-28-5
Loss on drying: max. 2 %
References: Abousalim, A., & Mantell, S. H. (1994). A practical method for alleviating shoot-tip necrosis symptoms in in vitro shoot cultures of Pistacia vera cv. Mateur. Journal of horticultural science, 69(2), 357-365.

De Block, M. (1990). Factors influencing the tissue culture and the Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of hybrid aspen and poplar clones. Plant Physiology, 93(3), 1110-1116.
Storage Temperature: 15 - 25 C