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Creation date2010-04-08 22:12:19 UTC
Update date2015-07-20 23:27:42 UTC
Primary IDFDB016245
Secondary Accession NumbersNot Available
Chemical Information
FooDB NameAmmonium sulfate
DescriptionUsed in foods as a dough strengthener, firming agent and processing aid Ammonium sulfate (IUPAC-recommended spelling; also ammonium sulphate in British English), (NH4)2SO4, is an inorganic salt with a number of commercial uses. The most common use is as a soil fertilizer. It contains 21% nitrogen as ammonium cations, and 24% sulfur as sulfate anions. In fertilizer the purpose of the sulfate is to reduce the soil pH.; In biochemistry, ammonium sulfate precipitation is a common method for purifying proteins by precipitation. As such, ammonium sulfate is also listed as an ingredient for many United States vaccines per the Center for Disease Control.
CAS Number7783-20-2
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
Actamasterbiospider
Ammonium hydrogen sulfatebiospider
Ammonium sulfatedb_source
Ammonium sulfate ((NH4)2SO4)biospider
Ammonium sulfate (2:1)biospider
Ammonium sulfate (NH4)2SO4biospider
Ammonium sulfate (NH4)2SO4)biospider
Ammonium sulphatebiospider
Diammonium sulfatebiospider
Diammonium sulphatebiospider
Dolaminbiospider
E517db_source
Mascagnitebiospider
Sulfatom ammoniyabiospider
Sulfatom ammoniya [russian]biospider
Sulfur standard for icpbiospider
Sulfuric acid ammonium salt (1:2)biospider
Sulfuric acid diammonium saltbiospider
Sulfuric acid, diammonium saltbiospider
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
logP-0.84ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Acidic)-3ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count4ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area80.26 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count0ChemAxon
Refractivity11.53 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability5.81 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Chemical FormulaH8N2O4S
IUPAC namediammonium sulfate
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/2H3N.H2O4S/c;;1-5(2,3)4/h2*1H3;(H2,1,2,3,4)
InChI KeyInChIKey=BFNBIHQBYMNNAN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Isomeric SMILES[NH4+].[NH4+].[O-]S([O-])(=O)=O
Average Molecular Weight132
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight132
Classification
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of inorganic compounds known as non-metal sulfates. These are inorganic non-metallic compoundscontaining a sulfate as its largest oxoanion.
KingdomInorganic compounds
Super ClassHomogeneous non-metal compounds
ClassNon-metal oxoanionic compounds
Sub ClassNon-metal sulfates
Direct ParentNon-metal sulfates
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Non-metal sulfate
  • Quaternary ammonium salt
  • Inorganic oxide
  • Inorganic salt
  • Amine
  • Acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAcyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Physical stateNot Available
Physical DescriptionNot Available
Mass CompositionH 6.10%; N 21.20%; O 48.43%; S 24.27%DFC
Melting PointMp 513° (sealed tube)DFC
Boiling PointNot Available
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental pKaNot Available
Isoelectric pointNot Available
ChargeNot Available
Optical RotationNot Available
Spectroscopic UV DataNot Available
DensityNot Available
Refractive IndexNot Available
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-001i-0900000000-7c310900db69731420a2View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-001i-0900000000-7b6d068954160dad4f73View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-001i-0900000000-7b6d068954160dad4f73View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-001i-0900000000-7b6d068954160dad4f73View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-001i-0900000000-c0b82682f45f6816a2c7View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-001i-0900000000-c0b82682f45f6816a2c7View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-001i-0900000000-c0b82682f45f6816a2c7View in MoNA
ChemSpider IDNot Available
ChEMBL IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
Pubchem Compound ID24538
Pubchem Substance IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
Phenol-Explorer IDNot Available
DrugBank IDNot Available
HMDB IDHMDB37237
CRC / DFC (Dictionary of Food Compounds) IDHVC65-U:KPC43-D
EAFUS ID184
Dr. Duke IDNot Available
BIGG IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
HET IDNot Available
Flavornet IDNot Available
GoodScent IDrw1097761
SuperScent IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDAmmonium_sulfate
Phenol-Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
Duplicate IDSNot Available
Old DFC IDSNot Available
Associated Foods
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Biological Effects and Interactions
Health Effects / BioactivitiesNot Available
EnzymesNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
MetabolismNot Available
BiosynthesisNot Available
Organoleptic Properties
Flavours
FlavorCitations
odorless
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
Files
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References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
General ReferenceNot Available
Content Reference