Definition of selenate in English:


Line breaks: sel¦en|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛlɪneɪt


A salt or ester of selenic acid.
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  • One species, Sulfurospirillum barnesii, can metabolize no fewer than nine types of atoms or ions other than arsenates, including sulfur, nitrates, nitrites, and selenates.
  • Their oxidation products include an array of arsenates, selenates, and selenites.
  • Early studies in yeast demonstrated selenate and chromate as effective inhibitors of sulfate uptake.

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