What is bromide?


A bromide is a chemical compound containing a bromide ion or ligand. This is a bromine atom with an ionic charge of −1 in ionic compounds such as caesium bromide, or else a bromine atom with an oxidation number of -1 in covalent compounds such as sulfur dibromide.

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Some articles on bromide:

Copper Bromide
... Copper bromide can refer to Copper(I) bromide, CuBr Copper(II) bromide, CuBr2 This set index page lists chemical compounds articles associated with the same name ...
Bromide - In Biology
... Bromide is needed by eosinophils (white blood cells of the granulocyte class, specialized for dealing with multi-cellular parasites), which use it to generate antiparasitic brominating compounds ... Despite this use by the body, bromide is not known to be strictly necessary for animal life, as its functions may generally be replaced (though in some cases not as well ... Land plants also do not use bromide ...
Carbethopendecinium Bromide
... Carbethopendecinium bromide is a quaternary ammonium compound used as antiseptic and disinfectant ... Carbethopendecinium bromide is the active substance in antiseptic and disinfecting products prepared in the Czech Republic under the trademarks Septonex (also Ophtalmo-Septonex ...
Cationic Surfactants - Classification of Surfactants - Cationic Head Groups
... quaternary ammonium cation Alkyltrimethylammonium salts cetyl trimethylammonium bromide (CTAB) a.k.a ... hexadecyl trimethyl ammonium bromide, cetyl trimethylammonium chloride (CTAC Cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) Benzalkonium chloride (BAC) Benzethonium chloride (BZT) 5 ...
Mercury(I) Bromide - Reactions
... Mercury(I) bromide is prepared by the oxidation of elemental mercury with elemental bromine or by adding sodium bromide to a solution of mercury(I) nitrate ... It decomposes to mercury(II) bromide and elemental mercury ...

More definitions of "bromide":

  • (noun): A sedative in the form of sodium or potassium bromide.
  • (noun): Any of the salts of hydrobromic acid; used as a sedative.