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P5405

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Potassium chloride

powder, BioReagent, suitable for cell culture, suitable for insect cell culture, ≥99.0%

Linear Formula:
KCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
74.55
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.71

product line

BioReagent

Quality Level

assay

≥99.0%

form

powder

technique(s)

cell culture | insect: suitable
cell culture | mammalian: suitable

mp

770 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 133 mg/mL

density

1.98 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

[Cl-].[K+]

InChI

1S/ClH.K/h1H;/q;+1/p-1

InChI key

WCUXLLCKKVVCTQ-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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General description

Potassium chloride (KCl) is useful in studies of ion transport and potassium channels.[53] It is known to be used in the crystallization of histone core octamers.[55]

Application

Potassium chloride has been used:
  • in Percoll solution for sperm sample preparation
[56]
  • In Blastocyst Cell Number Analysis by Giemsa Staining
  • [57]
  • As a component of noncapacitation medium
  • [58]
    May be used for the preparation of phosphate buffered saline, and for the extraction and solubilization of proteins.

    Packaging

    250, 500 g in poly bottle
    1 kg in poly bottle

    Storage Class Code

    13 - Non Combustible Solids

    WGK

    WGK 1

    Flash Point(F)

    Not applicable

    Flash Point(C)

    Not applicable

    Personal Protective Equipment

    dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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