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Potassium Acetate
Product ID: P661


Description: Potassium Acetate, ACS Reagent

Solubility Water
Grade ACS Reagent
Physical Form Solid
Storage Temp. Room Temperature
Other Notes Plant Tissue Culture Tested
UPC / SKU P661
CAS NUMBER 127-08-2
Formula Weight 98.14
Formula KC2H3O2
Storage Temp. Room Temperature
Tariff Code 2915.29.0000
Risk Info (R) 36/37/38
Safety Info (S) 26-36
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P661 Potassium Acetate

CAS: 127-08-2
Formula: KC2H3O2
Mol. Weight: 98.14
Form: Powder
Appearance: White Crystalline
Application: Molecular Biology Buffer
Solubility: Water
Typical Working Concentration:  
Storage Temp: Room Temperature
Storage Temp of Stock Solution:  
Other Notes: Plant Tissue Culture Tested

Application Notes
Protocols for the isolation of DNA from soil using potassium acetate have been published.1,2


  1. Krsek, M., and Wellington, E. M., Comparison of different methods for the isolation and purification of total community DNA from soil. J. Microbiol. Methods, 39(1), 1-16 (1999).
  2. Yeates, C., et al., PCR amplification of crude microbial DNA extracted from soil.
  3. Merck 13, 7687