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Describe the buffering systems that balance the pH of the intracellular and extracellular fluids and describe the compensatory mechanisms involved in the maintenance of acid-base balance.

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Nov 25th, 2015

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The buffering system consist of 2 molecules which changes the ph by binding H+ when ph drops and releases H + when ph rises

The bicarbonate buffer system is the main buffer of the extracellular fluid, and consists of carbonic acid and its salt, sodium bicarbonate.

For acid balance  thhe  hydrogen ions in the body influences hydrogen bonds 

Because of the abundance of hydrogen bonds in the body’s functional proteins, they are strongly influenced by hydrogen ion concentration.

When the blood ph rises above 7.45 the body is in alkaline nature  and while the body isph falls below 7.35 the body is acidosis





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