potassium thiocyanate

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po·tas·si·um thi·o·cy·a·nate

formerly used in the treatment of essential hypertension and as a reagent in the detection of copper, iron, and silver.
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fluorescens (NRRL B-253) in the presence of different concentrations of hydrogen peroxide and potassium thiocyanate.
The investigators found that the antimicrobial activity of the LPS system on target bacteria changed according to the concentrations of hydrogen peroxide and potassium thiocyanate.
Jaiswal and Yadava7 used Ag(III), Cu(III) and Ni(IV) as catalysts in the potassium peroxydi sulphate oxidation of potassium cyanide, potassium thiocyanate, ammonium sulphate, urea and thiourea,into respective nitrates in alkaline medium.
Competition kinetics with potassium thiocyanate against scavenging of hydroxyl radicals showed a reactivity of 0.
Sodium thiocyanate or potassium thiocyanate was added, and the mix was blended again.
Starch, for example, reacts with iodine to produce a deep blue colour, chlorine with toluidine produces yellow and iron reacts with potassium thiocyanate (KSCN) to form a blood red colour.

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