xanthate

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xanthate

[′zan‚thāt]
(organic chemistry)
A water-soluble salt of xanthic acid, usually potassium or sodium; used as an ore-flotation collector.
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The DNA was extracted with the potassium ethyl xanthogenate (PEX) DNA isolation protocol described by Williams and Ronald (1994) with modifications.
The DNA extraction buffer was modified from Jhingan (1992), with potassium ethyl xanthogenate (Fluka Chemical Corp., Buchs, Switzerland) replacing sodium ethyl xanthogenate.
In an effort to develop a simplified MAS system based on these RAPD markers, we attempted to use DNA obtained via the PEX (Potassium Ethyl Xanthogenate) extraction method of Williams and Ronald (1994) to amplify the RAPD markers linked to bc-3.