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Intracellular free calcium determination in neutrophils with the fluorescent calcium indicators, fura-2 and fura-PE3

A. M. Koorts, M. Viljoen, M. C. Kruger
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 19, No 3/4 | a750 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/satnt.v19i3/4.750 | © 2000 A. M. Koorts, M. Viljoen, M. C. Kruger | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 15 July 2000 | Published: 15 July 2000

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A. M. Koorts,, South Africa
M. Viljoen,, South Africa
M. C. Kruger,, South Africa

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Abstract

A large number of fluorescent calcium indicators are available for the determination of intracellular free calcium concentrations. The best known of these is fura-2. However, the employment of fura-2, amongst others, for the determination of intracellular free calcium is not problem-free.

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