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P2926

Sigma-Aldrich

Potassium tetrathionate

Synonym(s):
Tetrathionic acid dipotassium salt
Linear Formula:
KOSO2SSSO3K
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
302.45
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

assay

≥98.0% (titration)

form

powder

density

2.96 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

[K+].[K+].[O-]S(=O)(=O)SSS([O-])(=O)=O

InChI

1S/2K.H2O6S4/c;;1-9(2,3)7-8-10(4,5)6/h;;(H,1,2,3)(H,4,5,6)/q2*+1;/p-2

InChI key

UVTKHPSJNFFIDG-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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General description

The crystal structure of potassium tetrathionate is monoclinic with a=22.081o, b=7.991o, c=10.108o

Application

Used in the preparation of tetrathionate hydrolase assay from Acidithiobacillus caldus, it acts as an energy source.

Packaging

25, 100 g in poly bottle

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

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David T Riglar et al.
Nature biotechnology, 35(7), 653-658 (2017-05-30)
Bacteria can be engineered to function as diagnostics or therapeutics in the mammalian gut but commercial translation of technologies to accomplish this has been hindered by the susceptibility of synthetic genetic circuits to mutation and unpredictable function during extended gut
Daniel B Grabarczyk et al.
PloS one, 12(3), e0173395-e0173395 (2017-03-04)
The Sox pathway found in many sulfur bacteria oxidizes thiosulfate to sulfate. Pathway intermediates are covalently bound to a cysteine residue in the carrier protein SoxYZ. We have used biochemical complementation by SoxYZ-conjugates to probe the identity of the intermediates
Kristina N-M Daeffler et al.
Molecular systems biology, 13(4), 923-923 (2017-04-05)
There is a groundswell of interest in using genetically engineered sensor bacteria to study gut microbiota pathways, and diagnose or treat associated diseases. Here, we computationally identify the first biological thiosulfate sensor and an improved tetrathionate sensor, both two-component systems
Amr Aboulela et al.
Materials (Basel, Switzerland), 14(3) (2021-02-06)
The biodeterioration of cementitious materials in sewer networks has become a major economic, ecological, and public health issue. Establishing a suitable standardized test is essential if sustainable construction materials are to be developed and qualified for sewerage environments. Since purely
the crystal structure of Potassium tetrathionate, K2S4O6
Stewart JM and Szymanski JT
Acta Crystallographica, B35, 1971-1974 (1979)

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