Lithium acetate

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Lithium acetate

Lithium acetate is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is CH3COOLi. It is a salt that contains lithium and acetic acid.

Uses[change | change source]

Lithium acetate is used in the laboratory as buffer for gel electrophoresis of DNA and RNA.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Norcum, Mona T.; Warrington, J. Anthony (1998). "Structural analysis of the multienzyme aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase complex: A three-domain model based on reversible chemical crosslinking". Protein Science. 7 (1): 79–87. doi:10.1002/pro.5560070108. ISSN 0961-8368. PMC 2143804. PMID 9514262.