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Cerium Molybdenum Oxide

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(2N) 99% Cerium Molybdenum Oxide
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Light brown powder

Melting Point

973 °C

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1727 °C



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Oxide IonCerium Molybdenum Oxide (also known as Cerium Molybdate) is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.


Cerium molybdate; Cerous molybdate; Cerium(3+) dioxido(dioxo)molybdenum

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cerium(3+); dioxido(dioxo)molybdenum



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Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Elements

See more Cerium products. Cerium (atomic symbol: Ce, atomic number: 58) is a Block F, Group 3, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 140.116. The number of electrons in each of cerium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 19, 9, 2 and its electron configuration is [Xe]4f2 6s2. Cerium Bohr ModelThe cerium atom has a radius of 182.5 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 235 pm. In its elemental form, cerium has a silvery white appearance. Cerium is the most abundant of the rare earth metals. It is characterized chemically by having two valence states, the +3 cerous and +4 ceric states. The ceric state is the only non-trivalent rare earth ion stable in aqueous solutions. Elemental CeriumIt is, therefore, strongly acidic and moderately toxic. It is also a strong oxidizer. The cerous state closely resembles the other trivalent rare earths. Cerium is found in the minerals allanite, bastnasite, hydroxylbastnasite, monazite, rhabdophane, synchysite and zircon. Cerium was discovered by Martin Heinrich Klaproth, Jöns Jakob Berzelius, and Wilh elm Hisinger in 1803 and first isolated by Carl Gustaf Mosander in 1839. The element was named after the asteroid Ceres.

See more Molybdenum products. Molybdenum (atomic symbol: Mo, atomic number: 42) is a Block D, Group 6, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 95.96. Molybdenum Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of molybdenum's shells is [2, 8, 18, 13, 1] and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d5 5s1. The molybdenum atom has a radius of 139 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 209 pm. In its elemental form, molybdenum has a gray metallic appearance. Molybdenum was discovered by Carl Wilhelm in 1778 and first isolated by Peter Jacob Hjelm in 1781. Molybdenum is the 54th most abundant element in the earth's crust. Elemental MolybdenumIt has the third highest melting point of any element, exceeded only by tungsten and tantalum. Molybdenum does not occur naturally as a free metal, it is found in various oxidation states in minerals. The primary commercial source of molybdenum is molybdenite, although it is also recovered as a byproduct of copper and tungsten mining. The origin of the name Molybdenum comes from the Greek word molubdos meaning lead.

Recent Research

The Effects of Cerium Oxide Incorporation in Calcium Silicate Coating on Bone Mesenchymal Stem Cell and Macrophage Responses., Li, Kai, Yu Jiangming, Xie Youtao, You Mingyu, Huang Liping, and Zheng Xuebin , Biol Trace Elem Res, 2017 May, Volume 177, Issue 1, p.148-158, (2017)

Response of Spirodela polyrhiza to cerium: subcellular distribution, growth and biochemical changes., Xu, Qinsong, Jiang Yuji, Chu Weiyue, Su Chunlei, Hu Dan, Lu Qianqian, and Zhang Tingting , Ecotoxicol Environ Saf, 2017 May, Volume 139, p.56-64, (2017)

Protective effects of cerium oxide and yttrium oxide nanoparticles on reduction of oxidative stress induced by sub-acute exposure to diazinon in the rat pancreas., Khaksar, Mohammad Reza, Rahimifard Mahban, Baeeri Maryam, Maqbool Faheem, Navaei-Nigjeh Mona, Hassani Shokoufeh, Moeini-Nodeh Shermineh, Kebriaeezadeh Abbas, and Abdollahi Mohammad , J Trace Elem Med Biol, 2017 May, Volume 41, p.79-90, (2017)

Design and Development of Acetylthiocholine Electrochemical Biosensor Based on Zinc Oxide-Cerium Oxide Nanohybrid Modified Platinum Electrode., Gumpu, Manju Bhargavi, Nesakumar Noel, Nagarajan Srinidhi, Ramanujam Sadhana, Krishnan Uma Maheswari, K Babu Jayanth, and Rayappan John Bosco Bala , Bull Environ Contam Toxicol, 2017 May, Volume 98, Issue 5, p.662-671, (2017)

Endocytosis of cerium oxide nanoparticles and modulation of reactive oxygen species in human ovarian and colon cancer cells., Vassie, James A., Whitelock John M., and Lord Megan S. , Acta Biomater, 2017 Mar 01, Volume 50, p.127-141, (2017)

Nano-shape varied cerium oxide nanomaterials rescue human dental stem cells from oxidative insult through intracellular or extracellular actions., Mahapatra, Chinmaya, Singh Rajendra K., Lee Jung-Hwan, Jung Jieun, Hyun Jung Keun, and Kim Hae-Won , Acta Biomater, 2017 Mar 01, Volume 50, p.142-153, (2017)

Biokinetic measurements and modelling of urinary excretion of cerium citrate in humans., Höllriegl, Vera, Li Wei Bo, and Michalke Bernhard , Radiat Environ Biophys, 2017 Mar, Volume 56, Issue 1, p.1-8, (2017)

Cerium oxide nanoparticles: a 'radical' approach to neurodegenerative disease treatment., Naz, Shuguftha, Beach James, Heckert Blaze, Tummala Tanuja, Pashchenko Oleksandra, Banerjee Tuhina, and Santra Santimukul , Nanomedicine (Lond), 2017 Mar, Volume 12, Issue 5, p.545-553, (2017)

Effects of cerium oxide nanoparticles on the species and distribution of phosphorus in enhanced phosphorus removal sequencing batch biofilm reactor., Xu, Yi, Wang Chao, Hou Jun, Wang Peifang, You Guoxiang, Miao Lingzhan, Lv Bowen, and Yang Yangyang , Bioresour Technol, 2017 Mar, Volume 227, p.393-397, (2017)

Green synthesis of a novel flower-like cerium vanadate microstructure for electrochemical detection of tryptophan in food and biological samples., J Kumar, Vinoth, Karthik R, Chen Shen-Ming, Marikkani S, Elangovan A, and Muthuraj V , J Colloid Interface Sci, 2017 Jun 15, Volume 496, p.78-86, (2017)


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