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magnesium acetate
acetic acid, magnesium salt (2:1)

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CAS Number: 142-72-3Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Other(deleted CASRN):873963-51-0
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:205-554-9
Nikkaji Web:J43.168K
Beilstein Number:3692530
Molecular Weight:142.39362000
Formula:C4 H6 Mg O4
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Category:buffering agents
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 117.10 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure:13.900000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 104.00 °F. TCC ( 40.00 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): -0.285 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 1e+006 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: buffering agents
Allan Chemical
Magnesium Acetate
American International Chemical, LLC.
Magnesium Acetate
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Magnesium acetate,anhydrous 95%
Charkit Chemical
ECSA Chemicals
Jarchem Industries
Jarace™ MA
Odor: characteristic
Use: Used as a catalyst in polymerization reactions. Source of magnesium for fertilizers.
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Magnesium acetate solution
For experimental / research use only.
Magnesium acetate solution BioUltra, for molecular biology, ∼1 M in H2O
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
intravenous-mouse LD50 111 mg/kg
Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine. Vol. 29, Pg. 809, 1944.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
buffering agents
Recommendation for magnesium acetate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for magnesium acetate flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPI System: View
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):142-72-3
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EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :8896
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:1
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:142-72-3
Pubchem (cid):8896
Pubchem (sid):134973405
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Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 acetic acid magnesium salt
 acetic acid, magnesium salt
 acetic acid, magnesium salt (2:1)
 magnesium diacetate


PubMed:Effects of Short-term Feeding Magnesium before Slaughter on Blood Metabolites and Postmortem Muscle Traits of Halothane-carrier Pigs.
PubMed:Effects of road dust suppressants on PM levels in a Mediterranean urban area.
PubMed:Synthesis of hierarchical Mg-doped Fe3O4 micro/nano materials for the decomposition of hexachlorobenzene.
PubMed:Mesoporous (ZnO)(x)(MgO)(1-x) nanoplates: template-free solvothermal synthesis, optical properties, and their applications in water treatment.
PubMed:RP-HPLC assay of doxycycline in human saliva and gingival crevicular fluid in patients with chronic periodontal disease.
PubMed:Synthesis of mixed ceramic Mg(x)Zn(1-x)O nanofibers via Mg2+ doping using sol-gel electrospinning.
PubMed:Studies on a rhein-producing endophytic fungus isolated from Rheum palmatum L.
PubMed:Thermal dehydration of magnesium acetate tetrahydrate: formation and in situ crystallization of anhydrous glass.
PubMed:Purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of OsAREB8 from rice, a member of the AREB/ABF family of bZIP transcription factors, in complex with its cognate DNA.
PubMed:Co-administration of calcium gluconate and magnesium acetate effectively blocks the signs of morphine withdrawal in mice.
PubMed:One-step synthesis of differently bis-functionalized isoxazoles by cycloaddition of carbamoylnitrile oxide with β-keto esters.
PubMed:Pore development in carbonized hemoglobin by concurrently generated MgO template for activity enhancement as fuel cell cathode catalyst.
PubMed:Ultrasound-responsive thrombus treatment with zinc-stabilized gelatin nano-complexes of tissue-type plasminogen activator.
PubMed:Growth inhibition of struvite crystals by the aqueous root extract of Rotula aquatica.
PubMed:Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of recombinant chlorocatechol 1,2-dioxygenase from Pseudomonas putida.
PubMed:Effects of six chemical deicers on larval wood frogs (Rana sylvatica).
PubMed:Microhydration of the magnesium(II) acetate cation in the gas phase.
PubMed:Crystallization and preliminary crystallographic analysis of β-mannanase from Bacillus licheniformis.
PubMed:Synthesis and anion-exchange reactions of a new anionic clay, α-magnesium hydroxide.
PubMed:Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of L-azetidine-2-carboxylate hydrolase from Pseudomonas sp. strain A2C.
PubMed:A new process for producing calcium acetate from vegetable wastes for use as an environmentally friendly deicer.
PubMed:Syntheses and characterization of Mg(OH)(2) and MgO nanostructures by ultrasonic method.
PubMed:Synthesis of cellobiose from starch by the successive actions of two phosphorylases.
PubMed:Understanding of the formation of mesostructured alkylammonium-alkaline earth metal phosphates composed of ionic frameworks.
PubMed:[Pore structure and desulfurization characteristics of organic calcium].
PubMed:Growth inhibition of Struvite crystals in the presence of juice of Citrus medica Linn.
PubMed:Modeling and optimization of a batch process for in vitro RNA production.
PubMed:Mechanism of Ca2+-influx and Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase IV activity during in utero hypoxia in cerebral cortical neuronal nuclei of the guinea pig fetus at term.
PubMed:Growth inhibition of struvite crystals in the presence of herbal extract Commiphora wightii.
PubMed:Regulation of aquaporin 3 expression by magnesium ion.
PubMed:Investigation of MgF2 optical thin films with ultralow refractive indices prepared from autoclaved sols.
PubMed:Preparation, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of the DNA-binding domain of the Ets transcription factor in complex with target DNA.
PubMed:[Desulfurization characteristic of organic calcium at high temperature].
PubMed:[The identification of several saturated fatty acids and their salts by means of infrared spectrometry].
PubMed:[Raman spectrometry of several saturated fatty acids and their salts].
PubMed:Effect of excipients on PLGA film degradation and the stability of an incorporated peptide.
PubMed:[Fluorine removal efficiency of organic-calcium during coal combustion].
PubMed:A novel additive for the reduction of acid gases and NO(x) in municipal waste incinerator flue gas.
PubMed:Propensity for the air/water interface and ion pairing in magnesium acetate vs magnesium nitrate solutions: molecular dynamics simulations and surface tension measurements.
PubMed:Raman spectroscopic studies on single supersaturated droplets of sodium and magnesium acetate.
PubMed:Investigation of SO2, HCl and NOx, control from waste incinerators using a novel additive in a pilot scale reactor.
PubMed:Template-free magnesium oxide hollow sphere inclusion in organic-inorganic hybrid films via sol-gel reaction.
PubMed:Expression, purification and crystallization of a birnavirus-encoded protease, VP4, from blotched snakehead virus (BSNV).
PubMed:Preparation of high-performance optical coatings with fluoride nanoparticle films made from autoclaved sols.
PubMed:Expression, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of a C-terminal fragment of the Epstein-Barr virus ZEBRA protein.
PubMed:Ultrasonic velocities, densities, viscosities, electrical conductivities, Raman spectra, and molecular dynamics simulations of aqueous solutions of Mg(OAc)2 and Mg(NO3)2: Hofmeister effects and ion pair formation.
PubMed:Potential for quantifying expression of the Geobacteraceae citrate synthase gene to assess the activity of Geobacteraceae in the subsurface and on current-harvesting electrodes.
PubMed:[Pretreatment and resource utilization of industrial effluent with benzoic acid].
PubMed:Electrodialysis of acetate fermentation broths.
PubMed:Short-term feeding strategies and pork quality.
PubMed:Magnesium influence on morphine--induced pharmacodependence in rats.
PubMed:Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of two inhibitor complexes of the catalytic domain of death-associated protein kinase.
PubMed:Migration of alternative de-icers in unsaturated zone of aquifers--in vitro study.
PubMed:Dietary boron decreases peak pancreatic in situ insulin release in chicks and plasma insulin concentrations in rats regardless of vitamin D or magnesium status.
PubMed:Improvement of acetate production from lactose by growing Clostridium thermolacticum in mixed batch culture.
PubMed:The effects of bismuth, iron, zinc and nitrate on free sulfide in batch cultures seeded with fecal flora.
PubMed:Crystallization and initial X-ray diffraction of BtuB, the integral membrane cobalamin transporter of Escherichia coli.
PubMed:Preliminary crystallographic analysis of 3-chlorocatechol 1,2-dioxygenase of a new modified ortho-pathway from the Gram-positive Rhodococcus opacus 1CP grown on 2-chlorophenol.
PubMed:Towards structural understanding of feedback control of arginine biosynthesis: cloning and expression of the gene for the arginine-inhibited N-acetyl-L-glutamate kinase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa, purification and crystallization of the recombinant enzyme and preliminary X-ray studies.
PubMed:Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of fatty-acid hydroxylase cytochrome P450BSbeta from Bacillus subtilis.
PubMed:Macrocyclic Cu(II)(2), Cu(II)(4), Ni(II)(3), and Ni(II)(4) Complexes: Magnetic Properties of Tetranuclear Systems.
PubMed:Laboratory study on the high-temperature capture of HCl gas by dry-injection of calcium-based sorbents.
PubMed:Ecotoxicological evaluation of three deicers (NaCl, NaFo, CMA)-effect on terrestrial organisms.
PubMed:Crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic analysis of NADPH: azodicarbonyl/quinone oxidoreductase, a plant zeta-crystallin.
PubMed:Analysis of riboflavin and riboflavin cofactor levels in plasma by high-performance liquid chromatography.
PubMed:Single-molecular AFM probing of specific DNA sequencing using RecA-promoted homologous pairing and strand exchange.
PubMed:Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction studies of D-glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase from the hyperthermophilic archaeon Methanothermus fervidus.
PubMed:Escherichia coli primase zinc is sensitive to substrate and cofactor binding.
PubMed:Use of metal complexation in non-aqueous capillary electrophoresis systems for the separation and improved detection of tetracyclines.
PubMed:Enzymatic release of sequestered cows' milk fluoride for analysis by the hexamethyldisiloxane microdiffusion method.
PubMed:Reduction of placental nitric oxide synthase activity in pre-eclampsia.
PubMed:Liquid chromatographic determination of oxytetracycline in swine tissues.
PubMed:Magnesium acetate induces a conformational change in Escherichia coli primase.
PubMed:Absolute requirement of ammonium sulfate for reconstitution of active 70S ribosomes from the extreme halophilic archaeon Haloferax mediterranei.
PubMed:The effect of nickel compounds on immunophenotype and natural killer cell function of normal human lymphocytes.
PubMed:In vitro influence of zinc and magnesium on the deformability of red blood cells artificially hardened by heating.
PubMed:Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction studies of human RANTES.
PubMed:Pre-steady-state kinetics of the microtubule-kinesin ATPase.
PubMed:Phosphoprotein patterns in Onchocerca volvulus developmental stages.
PubMed:Mechanism and kinetics of metal ion-mediated degradation of fosinopril sodium.
PubMed:Prophylactic effect of high magnesium intake in rabbits exposed to prolonged lead intoxication.
PubMed:Inactivation of Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II by basal autophosphorylation.
PubMed:Magnesium acetate vs. magnesium gluconate supplementation in short bowel syndrome.
PubMed:Substrate preparation for reliable imaging of DNA molecules with the scanning force microscope.
PubMed:Nucleotide sequence analysis reveals novel features of the phase-variable cytadherence accessory protein HMW3 of Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
PubMed:Intestinal absorption of magnesium from food and supplements.
PubMed:Evaluation of calcium magnesium acetate and road salt for contact hypersensitivity potential and dermal irritancy in humans.
PubMed:Direct measurement of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol by the reflotron assay with no manual precipitation step.
PubMed:Greatly improved activity of staphylococcal ribosomes in polyadenylate directed polylysine synthesis: as an assay system for investigating their sensitivity to macrolide antibiotics.
PubMed:Specificity and efficiency of rho-factor helicase activity depends on magnesium concentration and energy coupling to NTP hydrolysis.
PubMed:Anterior pituitary: triiodothyronine and/or dexamethasone induced changes in protein formation in thyroidectomized and/or adrenalectomized rats.
PubMed:Phosphatidic acid and polyphosphoinositide formation in a broken cell preparation from rat brain: Effects of different incubation conditions.
PubMed:Solubilization and characterization of glutamate binding sites from porcine brain.
PubMed:Stable DNA heteroduplex formation catalyzed by the Escherichia coli RecA protein in the absence of ATP hydrolysis.
PubMed:In vitro transcription by cytoplasmic extracts from cells infected with African swine fever virus.
PubMed:Characterization of the adenosinetriphosphatase activity of the Escherichia coli RecBCD enzyme: relationship of ATP hydrolysis to the unwinding of duplex DNA.
PubMed:Evaluation of APHA and AOAC methods for phosphatase in cheese.
PubMed:Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II. Identification of a regulatory autophosphorylation site adjacent to the inhibitory and calmodulin-binding domains.
PubMed:Ring hydroxylation of 25-hydroxycholecalciferol by rat renal microsomes.
PubMed:Dietary magnesium, manganese and boron affect the response of rats to high dietary aluminum.
PubMed:Triacylglycerol lipase activity in the rabbit renal medulla.
PubMed:Nickel--magnesium interactions in carcinogenesis: dose effects and involvement of natural killer cells.
PubMed:Glycoprotein-concanavalin A interaction: role of protein conformation in the specific interaction of glycoprotein with concanavalin A.
PubMed:Effects of magnesium acetate on the toxicity of nickelous acetate in rats.
PubMed:Requirement of the nickel tetrapyrrole F430 for in vitro methanogenesis: reconstitution of methylreductase component C from its dissociated subunits.
PubMed:Effects of calcium and magnesium salts on nickel subsulfide carcinogenicity in Fischer rats.
PubMed:Preservation of arachidonoyl phospholipids during tissue processing for electron microscopic autoradiography.
PubMed:Monoclonal antibodies to an interferon-induced Mr 68,000 protein and their use for the detection of double-stranded RNA-dependent protein kinase in human cells.
PubMed:Effects of calcium and magnesium acetates on tissue distribution of carcinogenic doses of cadmium chloride in Wistar rats.
PubMed:Specific binding of the cAMP receptor protein of Escherichia coli to the lactose operon promoter.
PubMed:Photoaddition of chlorpromazine to DNA.
PubMed:Inhibition by magnesium and calcium acetates of lead subacetate- and nickel acetate-induced lung tumors in strain A mice.
PubMed:Effects of calcium and magnesium acetates on the carcinogenicity of cadmium chloride in Wistar rats.
PubMed:A "column-batch" method for separating MB and LD1 in a single fraction.
PubMed:A reference method for measurement of alkaline phosphatase activity in human serum.
PubMed:Purification and characterization of rabbit liver calmodulin-dependent glycogen synthase kinase.
PubMed:The lipid solubility of fixative, staining and embedding media, and the introduction of LX-112 and poly/bed-812 as dehydrants for epoxy resin embedment.
PubMed:The role of mRNA competition in regulating translation. II. Development of a quantitative in vitro assay.
PubMed:The role of mRNA competition in regulating translation. III. Comparison of in vitro and in vivo results.
PubMed:The effect of limited proteolysis on rabbit muscle creatine kinase.
PubMed:Fluorescence polarization studies of the interaction of Escherichia coli protein synthesis initiation factor 3 with 30S ribosomal subunits.
PubMed:[Demonstration and properties of a Cl-/HCO3--ATPase in the avian salt gland (author's transl)].
PubMed:Effects of antibiotics, N-acetylaminoacyl-tRNA and other agents on the elongation-factor-Tu dependent and ribosome-dependent GTP hydrolysis promoted by 2'(3')-O-L-phenylalanyladenosine.
PubMed:Determination of alkaline phosphatase in casein: collaborative study.
PubMed:Optimal conditions for cell-free synthesis of elastin.
PubMed:Purification and properties of the cardiac isoenzyme of phosphorylase kinase.
PubMed:Radioreceptor assay of methionine-enkephalin-like substance in human cerebrospinal fluid.
PubMed:[In vitro binding of 70S ribosomes to membrane structures of Escherichia coli].
PubMed:Ion selectivity of the cation transport system of isolated intact cattle rod outer segments: evidence for a direct communication between the rod plasma membrane and the rod disk membranes.
PubMed:Nucleotide sequence of initiator tRNA from Bacillus subtilis.
PubMed:The binding of non-cognate Tyr-tRNATyr to poly(uridylic acid)-programmed Escherichia coli ribosomes.
PubMed:The control of phosphoprotein phosphatase by the second-site phosphorylation of a substrate. Studies with H2B histone as model substrate.
PubMed:Use of magnesium acetate in high-density lipoprotein cholesterol assay.
PubMed:Rapid methods for differentiating reactivated from residual phosphatase in milk and cream: collaborative study.
PubMed:Photochemical cross-linking of reovirus genome RNA in situ and inactivation of viral transcriptase.
PubMed:The role of guanine nucleotides in the interaction between aminoacyl-tRNA and elongation factor 1 of Artemia salina.
PubMed:Effects of polyamine hydrochlorides and salts on phosphoprotein phosphatase.
PubMed:The release and reassociation of 5.8 S rRNA with yeast ribosomes.
PubMed:The response of cell walls of Bacillus subtilis to metals and to electron-microscopic stains.
PubMed:Effect of concentration of KCl, magnesium acetate and spermine on the ratio of alpha to beta globin chains synthesized.
PubMed:Ionic inhibition of catalytic phosphorylation of histone by bovine brain protein kinase.
PubMed:Assembly of viral membranes. I. Association of vesicular stomatitis virus membrane proteins and membranes in a cell-free system.
PubMed:Formation of an 80 S methionyl-tRNA initiation complex with soluble factors from wheat germ.
PubMed:Light-induced enzyme synthesis in cell suspension cultures of Petroselinum hortense. Demonstration in a heterologous cell-free system of rapid changes in the rate of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase synthesis.
PubMed:Partial isolation and translation in vitro of messenger ribonucleic acid for phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (guanosine triphosphate).
PubMed:tRNA methyltransferases from rat liver. Differences in response of partially purified enzymes to polyamines and inorganic salts.
PubMed:Purification and characterization of phosphodiesterase I from Bothrops atrox.
PubMed:Magnesium acetate treatment of glass roller bottles to facilitate cell attachment.
PubMed:Escherichia coli stringent factor binds to ribosomes at a site different from that of elongation factor Tu or G.
PubMed:Regulation of glycogen synthetase. Specificity and stoichiometry of phosphorylation of the skeletal muscle enzyme by cyclic 3':5'-AMP-dependent protein kinase.
PubMed:Solution of ribosomal proteins under mild conditions.
PubMed:Autolytic formation of protoplasts (autoplasts) of Streptococcus faecalis 9790: release of cell wall, autolysin, and formation of stable autoplasts.
PubMed:The chloroplast and cytoplasmic ribosomes of euglena: I. Stability of chloroplast ribosomes prepared by an improved procedure.
PubMed:Magnesium acetate treatment of roller bottles for the preparation of uniform cell monolayers.
PubMed:Structure and chemical composition of prospheroplast envelopes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Hansenula anomala.
PubMed:Studies on a rat-liver cell-sap protein yielding 3-[32P]-phosphohistidine after incubation with [32P]ATP and alkaline hydrolysis. Identification of the protein as ATP citrate lyase.
PubMed:Inhibition of bacterial growth by metal salts. The accumulation of ribonucleic acid during inhibition of Escherichia coli by cobalt chloride.
PubMed:The effect of feeding a magnesium acetate molasses mixture on serum magnesium levels of dairy cows grazing spring pasture.
PubMed:Ribosomal complexes from an extremely halophilic bacterium and the role of cations.
PubMed:Salt specificity of a reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide oxidase prepared from a halophilic bacterium.
PubMed:Isolation of nucleoli in a medium containing spermine and magnesium acetate.
PubMed:Resistance to blood flow through the vascular bed of the dog forelimb. Local effects of sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, acetate, hypertonicity and hypotonicity.
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