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P8291

Sigma-Aldrich

Potassium nitrate

BioReagent, suitable for cell culture, suitable for plant cell culture

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
KNO3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
101.10
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

Quality Level

product line

BioReagent

application(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable
cell culture | plant: suitable

mp

334 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 20/150 g/mL, clear, colorless

SMILES string

[K+].[O-][N+]([O-])=O

InChI

1S/K.NO3/c;2-1(3)4/q+1;-1

InChI key

FGIUAXJPYTZDNR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Potassium nitrate has been used:
  • in CPW13M solution to extract the protoplasts from plant cells
  • as a component in the basal medium
  • as a component in macronutrient

Packaging

500 g in poly bottle
5 kg in poly drum
1 kg in poly bottle
25 kg in fiber drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

Potassium nitrate serves as a source of nitrate for cell growth. It also induces the synthesis of lipid in alga Neochloris oleoabundans.

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Warning

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Hazard Classifications

Ox. Sol. 3

Storage Class Code

5.1B - Oxidizing hazardous materials

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point F

Not applicable

Flash Point C

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Biomolecule delivery into canola protoplasts by centrifuging cells with microbubbles
He C, et al.
Febs Letters, , number=(587), 285?290-285?290 (2013)
Bioassay to Study the Attachment of Xanthomonas albilineans on Sugarcane Leaves.
Mensi I, et al.
Bio-protocol, 7(587), 285?290-285?290 (2016)
Effects of nitrogen sources on cell growth and lipid accumulation of green alga Neochloris oleoabundans
Li Y, et al.
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, , number=(81), 629?636-629?636 (2008)
Extraction and Activity of O-acetylserine(thiol)lyase (OASTL) from Microalga Chlorella sorokiniana
Salbitani G and Carfagna S
Plant & Cell Physiology, , number=(587), 285?290-285?290 (2016)
Wolfgang R Engelsberger et al.
The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology, 69(6), 978-995 (2011-11-09)
Nitrogen is an essential macronutrient for plant growth and development. Inorganic nitrogen and its assimilation products control various metabolic, physiological and developmental processes. Although the transcriptional responses induced by nitrogen have been extensively studied in the past, our work here...

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