Recipes > Maleic Acid Buffer (MAB) 5X, 1L pH 7.5


Name Stock MW or Conc. Final Conc. Weight or Volume
Maleic Acid 116.07 g/mol 0.5M 58.04 g
NaOH ~150g
NaCl 41.5g
ddH2O (up to) 1L


Used for in situ hybridization.

1 Weigh and dissolve Maleic acid in 700 ml ddH2O.
2 Adjust pH to 7.5 with approximately 150 g NaOH.
3 Add 41.5 g NaCl.
4 Bring up to 1 liter, re-verify pH and autoclave.