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Sigma-Aldrich

Silver nitrate

meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, USP, 99.8-100.5%

Synonym(s):
Nitric acid silver(I) salt
Linear Formula:
AgNO3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
169.87
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

vapor density

5.8 (vs air)

assay

99.8-100.5%

form

solid

quality

meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, USP

impurities

Al, Pb, Bi and Cu ions, complies
acidity or alkalinity, complies
residual solvents, complies
≤0.03% subst. not precipitated by HCl (as SO4)

mp

212 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

benzene: soluble 2.2 g/L

anion traces

nitrite (NO2-): ≤1000 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤100 mg/kg

cation traces

Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤20 mg/kg

suitability

complies for appearance of solution

SMILES string

[O-][N+]([O-])=O.[Ag+]

InChI

1S/Ag.NO3/c;2-1(3)4/q+1;-1

InChI key

SQGYOTSLMSWVJD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Silver nitrate has been used for Von Kossa staining for evaluating the mineralized matrix. It has also been used for staining culture for assessing mineralization during osteogenic differentiation. Additionally, it has also been utilized in the staining of nucleic acids and of glycoconjugates in gels.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Silver nitrate is an inorganic compound that induces the protein conformational condition of amyloid A amyloidosis in mice. It also possesses antibacterial activity against Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria and antimicrobial activity against periodontal pathogens. Further, it enhances the shoot development as well as plant regeneration of chillo pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) through organogenesis.

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Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - Met. Corr. 1 - Ox. Sol. 2 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

5.1B - Oxidizing hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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