potassium acetate


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

potassium acetate

[pə′tas·ē·əm ′as·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
KC2H3O2 White, deliquescent solid; soluble in water and alcohol, insoluble in ether; melts at 292°C; used as analytical reagent, dehydrating agent, in medicine, and in crystal glass manufacture.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Sault airport's applications into ACAP amount to between $15 million and $18 million, including a potassium acetate combo spreader; the replacement of a loader, grader and sweeper; and the resurfacing of its crosswind runway, which is still in its original 1962 state.
Catalyst Producer Triethylamine (TEA) Sigma Aldrich, Poland Potassium acetate (C[H.sub.3] POCH, Poland COOK, KAc) 1,4-Diazabicyclo[2.2.2]octane Sigma Aldrich.
The list of chemical materials most widely used for winter maintenance Chemical material The form of use Bulk Solution, % Common salt (NaCl) + 23 Calcium chloride (Ca[Cl.sub.2]) + ~32 Magnesium chloride (Mg[Cl.sub.2]) + 26-29 Calcium magnesium acetates * + 25 Sodium formate (CHOONa) + -- Potassium formate (CHOOK) + -- Sodium acetate (C[H.sub.3]COONa) + 60 Potassium acetate (C[H.sub.3]COOK) + 49 Carbamide + 30-35 Potassium chloride (KCl) + -- *--a mixture is obtained by treating dolomite with acetic acid Table 2.
After the tubes were cooled to room temperature, 20 ml of chloroform-isoamyl alcohol (24:1 v/v) and 2 ml of 5M potassium acetate was added and the tubes were shaken vigorously to form and emulsion.
To compare the quality and size of DNA extracted from different tumor tissue samples 2[micro]l of DNA samples representative of each of the retrieval method (phenol, 4M Sodium Chloride, 4M Ammonium Acetate, 4M Potassium Acetate, Zymo research Kit and Qiagen Kit) were loaded in 1.5% agarose gel with 5% ethidium bromide added together with the 100bp molecular ladder (on left hand side) and human genomic DNA as positive control on the right (Genie, India).
Liquid potassium acetate and potassium octoate catalysts supplied in various concentrations in DEG or PEG.
NYCDOT plans to implement several additional initiatives in the near future to enhance its preventive maintenance program, including purchasing new equipment to support the use of liquid potassium acetate as an anti-icing agent, putting into action a computerized preventive maintenance management system (PMMS), and implementing a new comprehensive maintenance program on NYCDOT's 25 movable bridges.
Organically based substances like CMA and potassium acetate are definite improvements over salt or sand in terms of corrosiveness and environmental safety, but they do remove oxygen from bodies of water into which they are sometimes washed.
FSIS officials also cannot permit the use of potassium acetate or potassium diacetate for inhibiting the growth of certain pathogens or as a flavoring agent since the FDA has not yet established a level for that use, and data were not submitted to support the requested increase.
Potassium acetate was added to the RNA samples to a final concentration of 0.5 M, along with 0.05% phenol red (Sigma) for visualization.
The amplification product (10 [micro]L) was digested with 5 U of Fnu4HI (New England BioLabs) overnight at 37 [degrees]C in a total volume of 15 [micro]L; the reaction mixture contained 50 mmol/L potassium acetate, 20 mmol/L Tris acetate, 10 mmol/L magnesium acetate, and 1 mmol/L dithiothreitol.