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45038 Tripotassium citrate monohydrate, 97%

CAS Number
6100-05-6
Synonyms
Citric acid tripotassium salt monohydrate
Potassium citrate tribasic monohydrate

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45038-36 500g 26.10
45038-0E 2500g 75.20
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Tripotassium citrate monohydrate, 97%

MDL
MFCD00150442
EINECS
212-755-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
K3C6H5O7•H2O
Formula Weight
324.42 (306.41anhy)
Form
Lump/granular
Melting point
230° dec.
Density
1.98
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water (640 mg/ml at 25°C), and glycerol. Insoluble in alcohol.

Applications

It is used in the laboratory as a buffering agent and chelator. In renal function studies, potassium citrate is used as an alkanizing agent where the citric acid is a metabolic substrate in renal cells. Studies have shown that potassium citrate may increase bone density, it is therefore used in research experiments related to the treatment of osteoporosis.

Notes

Incompatible with air, oxidizing agents and water. Store at room temperature.

Literature References

M. Venkateshwarlu.; T.Bhaskar Rao. ESR study of vanadyl ion in tripotassium citrate.Solid State Commun. 1992, 82 (10),837-839.

J. G. Humble.; W. H. W. Jayne.; R. J. V. Pulvertaft. Biological Interaction Between Lymphocytes and. Other Cells. British Journal of Haematology. 1956, 2 (3),283-294.

Other References

Merck
14,7623
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.15
TSCA
Yes

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