potassium tartrate

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po·tas·si·um tar·trate

a mild purgative and diuretic.
Synonym(s): soluble tartar
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potassium tartrate

C4H4K2O6, a cathartic.
CAS # 921-53-9
See also: potassium
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B) Antimony potassium tartrate trihydrate, Chargelot, own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=47342907;
A 250/[micro]L portion of each sample was mixed with 1 mL of Biuret reagent (1.5 g/L cupric sulfate, 6.0 g/L sodium potassium tartrate, and 30.0 g/L sodium hydroxide), mixed by inversion, and allowed to stand for 30 min at room temperature.
Initially it was found that the addition of about 50 grams per litre of Rochelle salt (sodium potassium tartrate) gave several benefits.

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