Buffers

A buffer is a solution that prevents a change of pH (change of acidity level) by either adding acidic or basic components. A good example is potassium bicarbonate, which has buffering properties in the blood pH. (1)Sebastian A, Harris ST, Ottaway JH, Todd KM, Morris RC Jr. Improved mineral balance and skeletal metabolism in postmenopausal women treated with potassium bicarbonate. N Engl J Med. 1994 Jun 23;330(25):1776-81. Available here.

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1. Sebastian A, Harris ST, Ottaway JH, Todd KM, Morris RC Jr. Improved mineral balance and skeletal metabolism in postmenopausal women treated with potassium bicarbonate. N Engl J Med. 1994 Jun 23;330(25):1776-81. Available here.

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