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Potassium Ferrocyanide
Product ID: P6826


Description: Synonyms: Potassium hexacyanoferrate(II) trihydrate; Yellow prussiate

Solubility Water
Physical Form Solid
Storage Temp. Room Temperature
UPC / SKU P6826
CAS NUMBER 14459-95-1
Formula Weight 422.41
Formula K4Fe(CN)6 . 3H2O
Synonyms Potassium hexacyanoferrate(II) trihydrate; Yellow prussiate
Storage Temp. Room Temperature
Tariff Code 3822.00.5090
Risk Info (R) 32
Safety Info (S) 22-24-25
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P6826 Potassium ferrocyanide (II)

Synonyms: Potassium hexocyanoferrate(II) trihydrate
CAS: 14459-5-1
Formula: K4Fe(CN)6
Mol. Weight: 422.39 g/gmol
Form: Crystalline
Appearance: Yellow crystals
Application: GUS Staining solution, Perl’s Stain
Solubility: 0.25 g/L in water
Typical Working Concentration: 0.5-5 mM (Total in combination with P6626 1-10 mM)
Storage Temp: Room Temperature
Other Notes: Protect from light

Application Notes
Please Note: While PhytoTechnology Laboratories® tests each lot of this product with two or more plant cell/ tissue culture lines, it is the sole responsibility of the purchaser to determine the appropriateness of this product for the specific plants that are being cultured and applications that are being used.

Mild oxidative catalyst that has been shown to aid the indoxyl derivative product of X-Gluc to dimerize and precipitate in vitro (Lojda 1971). It has also been used in Perl's stain to identify ferric iron (e.g.Fe3+) in plant tissue (Green and Rodgers 2004).

Merck 13, 7713
Z. Lojda.(1971) Histochemie Vol. 27. pg 182-192
L.S. Green and E.E. Rodgers. (2004) Plant Physiol. Vol. 136. pg 2523-2531