Dear Bruno,

Thanks for your reply.

Indeed it would be easier to extract with water, and we have those
extractions as well. We just wanted to make a comparison of the different

Best regards,


Peter Vervloedt
Laboratory Of Applied Physical Chemistry
Ghent University
Coupure 653
9000 Gent

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Van: Bruno Glaser <[log in to unmask]>
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Datum: donderdag 25 januari 2001 18:49
Onderwerp: Re: [ISOGEOCHEM] 13C analysis on samples with high S-content

>Dear Peter,
>I guess you are trying to determine delta 13C in microbial biomass. If this
>the case, you should try to extract with water instead of using K2SO4.
>Kind regards
>Dr. Bruno Glaser
>Insitute of Soil Science and Soil Geography
>University of Bayreuth
>D-95440 Bayreuth