Definition of thiocyanate in English:

thiocyanate

Syllabification: thi·o·cy·a·nate
Pronunciation: /ˌTHī-ōˈsīəˌnāt
 
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noun

Chemistry
  • A salt containing the anion SCN.
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    • Why for instance does the use of two different monovalent salts, potassium thiocyanate and potassium chloride, produce such different results?
    • The DNA was prepared using guanidine thiocyanate, ethanol precipitation, protease K digestion, chloroform extraction and ethanol precipitation as described previously, and dissolved in TE buffer.
    • It was mixed in a water-based solution of cobalt thiocyanate, ferric chloride, and various acids.

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