The acetate anion is C2H3O2?, which can also be written as CH3CO2? or CH3COO-. It contains two atoms of carbon, three atoms of hydrogen and two atoms of oxygen, and carries a total charge of minus one. The acetate anion ... More »

The formula for the chlorate anion is ClO3-, with the - typically written in superscript and the 3 written in subscript. The symbol Cl indicates an atom of chlorine, while the symbol O3 represents three atoms of oxygen. ... More »

Iodine is a pure element, whereas iodide is an anion attached to molecules made from iodine, including potassium iodide, sodium iodide and methyl iodide. Iodide has a negative charge of one. The pure element has the chem... More »

The major extracellular cation in extracellular fluids is sodium, while the major anion is chloride. In the intracellular fluid, potassium is the major cation. More »

Cyanaurate, also called aurocyanide, is a chemical reaction that creates a complex anion when the cyanide process is used to dissolve gold. It can also be formed from other metals and radicals. More » Science Chemistry

Synthetic glues like Elmer's are made of polyvinyl acetate (PVA) emulsions. The word emulsion refers to the fact that the PVA particles have been emulsified or suspended in water. The thinner the glue, the more water it ... More »

The chemical formula for chromium (III) acetate is notated as Cr(C2H3O2)3. The formula contains the symbol Cr for chromium. The chemical formula for acetate, C2H3O2, uses the symbols C for carbon, H for hydrogen and O fo... More »