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n.1.(Chem.) A salt of xanthic acid.
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"The main chemicals used are soda ash, copper sulfate, butyl xanthogenate, turps and flocculant.
Approximately 0.5 g of tissue was ground in microcentrifuge tubes with the addition of 500 [micro]L of potassium ethyl xanthogenate and ceramic beads in a Bio101 Savant FP120 Fast Prep.
Fresh leaf tissue (0.1-0.2 g) was collected from individual greenhouse-grown plants and ground in 600 [micro]L of potassium ethyl xanthogenate (PEX) DNA extraction buffer in 2.0-mL screw-cap microcentrifuge tubes using ceramic beads and a FastPrep FP120 (BIO 101 Inc.; Carlsbad, CA) set at speed 5.0 for three 20-s runs.
Approximately 0.5 to 0.75 g of fresh tissue was harvested and ground with 500 [micro]L of potassium ethyl xanthogenate (PEX) (Sigma-Aldrich, St.