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|Molecular formula|| PO3−|
|Molar mass||94.9714 g mol−1|
|Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)|
A phosphate is a salt of phosphoric acid. Phosphates are important in biochemistry. Phosphates have the formula PO43- and a molar mass of 94.973 g/mol. An example of a phosphate is sodium phosphate. Three different types of phosphates are known. They are orthophosphate, PO43-; metaphosphate, PO32-; and pyrophosphate, P2O73-. They have a combining power of 3.
- "Phosphates – PubChem Public Chemical Database". The PubChem Project. USA: National Center of Biotechnology Information. https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/summary/summary.cgi?cid=1061&loc=ec_rcs.