What is HCO3?


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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HCO3 is the chemical formula for bicarbonate, which plays a crucial role in the pH buffering system. The most well known bicarbonate is probably sodium bicarbonate, which is baking
In the body, HCO3 can be produced from carbon dioxide (from respiring cells) It disassociates and reacts with water.
Bicarbonate ion; main body buffer for acid–base balance.
Carbonate ions (HCO3) combine with hydrogen ions (H) in two stages - first to make hydrogen carbonate
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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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