CHEBI:63043 - potassium nitrate

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ChEBI Name potassium nitrate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:63043
Definition The inorganic nitrate salt of potassium.
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Submitter Vincent J Fazio
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Formula KNO3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 101.10320
Monoisotopic Mass 100.952
InChI InChI=1S/K.NO3/c;2-1(3)4/q+1;-1
InChIKey FGIUAXJPYTZDNR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES [K+].[O-][N+]([O-])=O
Roles Classification
Application(s): fertilizer
A fertilizer is any substance that is added to soil or water to assist the growth of plants.
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Outgoing potassium nitrate (CHEBI:63043) has role fertilizer (CHEBI:33287)
potassium nitrate (CHEBI:63043) is a inorganic nitrate salt (CHEBI:51084)
potassium nitrate (CHEBI:63043) is a potassium salt (CHEBI:26218)
IUPAC Name
potassium nitrate
Synonyms Sources
Kaliumnitrat ChemIDplus
Niter ChemIDplus
Nitrate of potash ChemIDplus
Nitre ChemIDplus
Nitric acid, potassium salt ChemIDplus
Salt peter ChemIDplus
Saltpeter ChemIDplus
saltpetre SUBMITTER
Manual Xrefs Databases
D02051 KEGG DRUG
Potassium_nitrate Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
16014598 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
7757-79-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
19 May 2014