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Silver nitrate

Silver nitrate

Synonyms Nitric Acid Silver (+1) Salt; Lunar caustic; Nitrate d'argent; Nitric acid silver(I) salt

CAS Number: 7761-88-8 Molecular Formula: AgNO3 Molecular Weight: 169.872 g/mol

EC Number: 231-131-3 MDL Number: MFCD00003414

SKU 02152571-CF
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Description

Product Description

Silver Nitrate

Application Notes

Silver nitrate is commonly used to stain protein gels for identification of proteins as it binds to selective amino acid residues under weakly acidic or neutral pH conditions, notably to lysine. It is also utilized in the staining of nucleic acids and of glycoconjugates in gels. Silver nitrate is used in the chromatography of lipids, by HPLC and by TLC. In analytical chemistry, silver nitrate is used for the titrimetric determination of chloride content.

Usage Statement

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Stain protein gels | Nucleic acids and glycoconjugates | Chromatography of lipids | Titrimetric determination of chloride content

Specifications
SKU 02152571-CF
Alternate Names Nitric Acid Silver (+1) Salt; Lunar caustic; Nitrate d'argent; Nitric acid silver(I) salt
Application Notes Silver nitrate is commonly used to stain protein gels for identification of proteins as it binds to selective amino acid residues under weakly acidic or neutral pH conditions, notably to lysine. It is also utilized in the staining of nucleic acids and of glycoconjugates in gels. Silver nitrate is used in the chromatography of lipids, by HPLC and by TLC. In analytical chemistry, silver nitrate is used for the titrimetric determination of chloride content.
Auto Ignition Not flammable (USCG, 1999)
Base Catalog Number 152571
Boiling Point 824° F at 760 mm Hg (Decomposes) (NTP, 1992)
CAS # 7761-88-8
Density 4.35 at 66.2° F (USCG, 1999)
EC Number 231-131-3
Format White Crystals
Grade ACS grade
Hazard Statements H272-H314-H410
Melting Point 414° F (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Formula AgNO3
Molecular Weight 169.872 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Faceshields, full-face particle respirator,Gloves, respirator cartridge, respirator filter
pH Aqueous and alcoholic soln are neutral to litmus; pH about 6
RTECS Number VW4725000
Safety Symbol GHS03, GHS05, GHS09
Solubility greater than or equal to 100 mg/mL at 61° F (NTP, 1992)
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.