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Sodium Iodide/Sodium Sulfite Solution Preparation and Recipe

Sodium Iodide/Sodium Sulfite Solution can be used as a chaotropic agent in DNA recovery.

To prepare  L of Sodium Iodide/Sodium Sulfite Solution:
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Table 1. Required components
Sodium sulfite (Na2SO3) (mw: 126.04 g/mol)1 g0.007933 M
Sodium iodide (mw: 149.89 g/mol)675 g4.5 M
  1. Prepare 800 mL of distilled water in a suitable container.
  2. Add 1 g of Sodium sulfite (Na2SO3) to the solution.
  3. Add 675 g of Sodium iodide to the solution.
  4. Add distilled water until the volume is 1 L.
  5. Filter the solution through Whatman paper and use immediately.

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