Buffers.

Abstract

Biological reactions work well only within a narrow concentration range of hydrogen ions. Paradoxically, however, many of these reactions themselves generate or consume protons. Buffers are substances that undergo reversible protonation within a particular pH range and therefore maintain the concentration of hydrogen ions within acceptable limits. This… (More)
DOI: 10.1101/pdb.top098210

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