CHEBI:81862 - potassium hydrogencarbonate

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ChEBI Name potassium hydrogencarbonate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:81862
Definition A potassium salt that is the monopotassium salt of carbonic acid. It has fungicidal properties and is used in organic farming for the control of powdery mildew and apple scab.
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Formula CHKO3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 100.11510
Monoisotopic Mass 99.956
InChI InChI=1S/CH2O3.K/c2-1(3)4;/h(H2,2,3,4);/q;+1/p-1
InChIKey TYJJADVDDVDEDZ-UHFFFAOYSA-M
SMILES [K+].OC([O-])=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): buffer
Any substance or mixture of substances that, in solution (typically aqueous), resists change in pH upon addition of small amounts of acid or base.
Biological Role(s): food acidity regulator
A food additive that is used to change or otherwise control the acidity or alkalinity of foods. They may be acids, bases, neutralising agents or buffering agents.
raising agent
A food additive which liberates gas so as to increase the volume of a dough or batter, resulting in a lighter and softer finished product.
antifungal agrochemical
Any substance used in acriculture, horticulture, forestry, etc. for its fungicidal properties.
Application(s): food acidity regulator
A food additive that is used to change or otherwise control the acidity or alkalinity of foods. They may be acids, bases, neutralising agents or buffering agents.
raising agent
A food additive which liberates gas so as to increase the volume of a dough or batter, resulting in a lighter and softer finished product.
antifungal agrochemical
Any substance used in acriculture, horticulture, forestry, etc. for its fungicidal properties.
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Outgoing potassium hydrogencarbonate (CHEBI:81862) has part hydrogencarbonate (CHEBI:17544)
potassium hydrogencarbonate (CHEBI:81862) has role antifungal agrochemical (CHEBI:86328)
potassium hydrogencarbonate (CHEBI:81862) has role buffer (CHEBI:35225)
potassium hydrogencarbonate (CHEBI:81862) has role food acidity regulator (CHEBI:64049)
potassium hydrogencarbonate (CHEBI:81862) has role raising agent (CHEBI:77971)
potassium hydrogencarbonate (CHEBI:81862) is a organic salt (CHEBI:24868)
potassium hydrogencarbonate (CHEBI:81862) is a potassium salt (CHEBI:26218)
IUPAC Name
potassium hydrogen carbonate
Synonyms Sources
E501 ChEBI
KHCO3 ChEBI
monopotassium carbonate ChemIDplus
potassium acid carbonate ChemIDplus
potassium bicarbonate ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
1624 PPDB
C18606 KEGG COMPOUND
D02077 KEGG DRUG
Potassium_bicarbonate Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
298-14-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
4535309 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
07 July 2015