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The complex ion Fe(CN)64-, used in making blue pigments, blueprint paper, and ferricyanide.
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(Chemistry) any salt of ferrocyanic acid, such as potassium ferrocyanide, K4Fe(CN)6
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(ˌfɛr oʊˈsaɪ əˌnaɪd, -nɪd)

a salt of ferrocyanic acid, as potassium ferrocyanide, K4Fe(CN)6.
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Noun1.ferrocyanide - salt of ferrocyanic acid usually obtained by a reaction of a cyanide with iron sulphate
potassium ferrocyanide, yellow prussiate of potash - a cyanide compound that is prepared by the reaction of potassium cyanide with ferrous salts; commonly used by gardeners
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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Explants were incubated overnight at 37 [degrees]C in 100 mM of phosphate sodium (NaH2PO4, pH 7.0) buffer containing 10 mM EDTA, 0.5 mM potassium ferrocyanide K3Fe (CN6), 0.5 mM potassium ferrocyanide K3Fe (CN)6-3H2O, and 0.2 % Triton X-100.
Plus, one brand of kosher salt is more than salt; containing an anti-caking ingredient: yellow prussiate of soda, also known as sodium ferrocyanide. Pass.
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The extracts acted as electron donor to reduce the ferricyanide ([Fe.sup.3+]) to ferrocyanide ([Fe.sup.2+]) (Arbaayah and Umi, 2013).
For Prussian blue staining, which indicates the presence of iron, the coverslip samples were fixed with 4% paraformaldehyde for 30 min, washed, incubated for another 30 min with 2% potassium ferrocyanide in 6% hydrochloric acid, washed again, and counterstained with nuclear fast red.
Should the PMPMS layer become extensively damaged with formation of holes then a pronounced increase in ferrocyanide [[Fe[(CN).sub.6]].sup.3-/4-] electroactivity would also be expected.
ferrocyanide as an anti-caking agent for salt storage is a concern; it
Pyrogallic acid, potassium ferrocyanide, zinc sulphate, and other reagents were of analytical grade.