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Potassium acetate

BioUltra, for molecular biology, ≥99.0% (NT)

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grade   for molecular biology
InChI Key   SCVFZCLFOSHCOH-UHFFFAOYSA-M
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99.0% (NT)
impurities   DNases, none detected
  RNases, none detected
  insoluble matter, passes filter test
  phosphatases, none detected
  proteases, none detected
pH   7.0-9.0 (25 °C, 1 M in H2O)
solubility   H2O: soluble1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
density   1.57 g/cm3 at 25 °C(lit.)
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg
cation traces   Al: ≤5 mg/kg
  As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤50 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
  Li: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤10 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
  Na: ≤5000 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg
λ   1 M in H2O
UV absorption   λ: 260 nm Amax: ≤0.040
  λ: 280 nm Amax: ≤0.020

Description

Application

Potassium acetate is used in molecular biology to precipitate sodium dodecyl sulfate and SDS-bound proteins that result from SDS extraction protocols. Potassium acetate facilitates the purification of DNA when using SDS protocols and ethanol DNA precipitation protocols.

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RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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RTECS 
AJ3325000
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