What is HCO3?

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According to inorganic chemistry, HCO3 is referred to as a bicarbonate which has an intermediate form. It is a balancing component of the renal system that is produced by the kidneys. It is simply seen as a formula for a bicarbonate ion.
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In the body, HCO3 can be produced from carbon dioxide (from respiring cells) It disassociates and reacts with water.
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Bicarbonate ion; main body buffer for acid–base balance.
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Carbonate ions (HCO3) combine with hydrogen ions (H) in two stages - first to make hydrogen carbonate
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Hydrogen Carbonate.
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1 Additional Answer
HCO3 is the abbreviation for bicarbonate which has a negative charge. The bicarbonate ion is formed from the breakdown of carbonic acid. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicarbonate
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