Definition of ferricyanide in English:

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ferricyanide

Pronunciation: /ˌferiˈsīəˌnīd/

noun

Chemistry
A salt containing the anion Fe(CN)63−.
Example sentences
  • ‘When glucose encounters the enzyme, hydrogen peroxide is produced, which quickly reacts with the ferricyanide to modulate the electronic structure and optical characteristics of the nanotube,’ Strano said.
  • The latter spectrum was measured after reduction of cyt-c with ascorbic acid, followed by oxidation using ferricyanide.
  • The ferricyanide test confirmed that the brown colouration of the water extracts was closely associated with tannins.

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Syllabification: fer·ri·cy·a·nide

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