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The '''arsenate''' [[ion]] is [[Arsenic|As]][[Oxygen|O]]<sub>4</sub><sup>3&minus;</sup>.
An '''arsenate''' (compound) is any [[chemical compound|compound]] that contains this ion. Arsenates are [[salt]]s or [[ester]]s of [[arsenic acid]].
 
The arsenic atom in arsenate has a [[valency (chemistry)|valency]] of 5 and is also known as '''pentavalent arsenic''' or '''As[V]'''.
 
Arsenate resembles [[phosphate]] in many respects, since [[arsenic]] and [[phosphorus]] occur in the same group (column) of the [[periodic table]].
 
Arsenates are moderate oxidizers, with an [[electrode potential]] of +0.56 for reduction to [[arsenite]]s.