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It's used widely as an ingredient in laundry detergents, as a water softener in hard water regions and improving detergent performance. In foods, STPP is used to retain moisture. In addition, it is used as a preservative for seafood, meats, poultry and pet foods.

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How many phosphate groups does ATP have?

ATP stands for "adenosine triphosphate". Tri=3, so 3 phosphates.

What is the beta and gamma phosphate?

This is referring to the structure of nucleotide tri-phosphates. The structure of these molecules includes three phosphate groups. The first phosphate attached to the nucleotide (usually adenosine or guanine) is called the alpha phosphate. The second is called the beta, and the third the gamma. They are named after the first three letters of the Greek alphabet.

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What is the balanced equation for silver nitrate and potassium phosphate?

Do you want that for Monopotassium phosphate, dipotassium phosphate, or tripotassium phosphate? --------------------------------- To clarify for the previous answerer, ionic compounds inherently don't use the mono-, di-, or tri- system used for molecular compounds. Instead, when a cation and an anion is supplied, the ionic compound assumes the number of cations and anions that will generate a neutral ionic compound. In this case, since K is 1+ and PO4 is 3-, the compound potassium phosphate always refers to K3PO4. Therefore: 3AgNO3 + K3PO4 -> 3KNO3 + Ag3PO4

What is the reaction of phosphoric acid with potassium hydroxide?

General Formula for this type of reaction is ACID + BASE ---> SALT + WATER H3PO4 + KOH the base is potassium:K(charge+1) the acid is phosphate(charge-3) -to neutralize the -3 charge you need a +3 charge therefor K must equal 3K the correct formula is K3PO4 the left behind H will form with OH and form H20 H3PO4 + KOH ----> K3PO4 + H2O..... unbalanced H3PO4 + 3KOH ---> K3PO4 + 3H20 ...... BALANCED Above reaction is the net reaction product. Reaction will complete in three steps. 1. First Potassium di hydrogen phosphate will be produced 2. Further neutralization will take place then to form Di Potassium Hydrogen Phosphate 3. Then, finally Potassium Phosphate Tri Basic will be formed. However the solubility of Potassium Di Hydrogen Phosphate in water is far better than of Potassium Phosphate Tri Basic.

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