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10563 Rubidium chloride, 99.8% (metals basis)

CAS Number
7791-11-9
Synonyms

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10563-09 10g 59.80
10563-18 50g 262.00
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Rubidium chloride, 99.8% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00011187
EINECS
232-240-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
ClRb
Formula Weight
120.92
Form
-20 Mesh Crystalline
Melting point
718°
Boiling Point
1390°
Density
2.800
Refractive Index
1.493
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water. Sparingly soluble in methanol.

Applications

Rubidium chloride is the mostly used rubidium compound, and finds use in various fields ranging from electrochemistry to molecular biology. It is an efficient non-invasive biomarker; increases dopamine and norepinephrine levels, and useful for anergic and apathetic depressives. Pharmaceutical compositions have been used as antidepressants in Europe. It is employed in biochemistry to induce cells to take up DNA. This compound increases the competence of the cell.

Notes

It is stable and hygroscopic in nature.

Literature References

Hougardy, E.; Pernet, P.; Warnau, M.; Delisle, J.; Grégoire, J.-C. Marking Bark Beetle parasitoids within the host plant with rubidium for dispersal studies. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 2003, 108 (2), 107.

Huang, Q. -Y; Wang, W. -P.; Mo, R. -Y.; Lei, C. -L. Studies on feeding and trophallaxis in the subterranean termite Odontotermes formosanus using rubidium chloride. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 2008, 129 (2), 210-215.

Hazard Statements:

May be harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements:

Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell.

Other References

Merck
14,8284
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
VL8575000

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