Summary: Cell Cleaning Suggestions:
The residue from previous analysis will cause inaccuracies, low sensitivity and lack
of precision. More important, it will waste your time! It is very important to
determine the residual material in the cell that need to be removed. Below you will
find some suggestions for cleaning:
Solvent Material Suggested Cleaning method
Aqueous Protein, DNA,
Warm water with detergent then, mild acid rinse
then, Copious water rinse.
Aqueous Salt solutions Strong acid rinse then, Copious water rinse.
Aqueous Basic solutions Warm water with detergent then, Mild acid rinse
then, copious water rinse.
Organic Oil based Rinse with solvent then, Warm water with
detergent then, Mild acid rinse then, Copious water
Rinse with solvent then Copious water rinse.