What is potassium bromide?

Answer Also known as bromide salt of potassium and hydrobromic acid potassium salt, potassium bromide is a chemical compound used in a several industries.ChemistryThe chemical formula for potassium bromid... Read More »

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What is the purpose of ethidium bromide in gel electrophoresis?

Ethidium bromide is added to a gel for the purpose of visualizing the DNA during and after electrophoresis. Ethidium bromide slides into the DNA structure, forming a complex that is visibly fluores... Read More »

What is the chemical formula for magnesium bromide?

Magnesium tends to lose two electrons to form a positively charged species--called a "cation"--with a +2 charge. Bromine tends to gain a single electron to form a negatively charged species--an "an... Read More »

What is the chemical formula for potassium bromide?

Potassium bromide has the chemical formula KBr. It appears as white crystals, formed through the ionic bond between potassium (K) and bromine (Br). Potassium bromide is commonly used as an anti-sei... Read More »

What does hydrogen&bromide make?

Hydrogen and bromine make a diatomic compound called "hydrogen bromide" (HBr) or anhydrous hydrobromic acid. Hydrogen bromide is a poisonous, corrosive, odorous gas at room temperature. Although ... Read More »