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Unformatted text preview: weak bases- physiological buffer systems: o respiratory system regulation of hydrogen ion concentration : Kevin Kelleher, MTC Biology 211 Study Notes Exam 4 4 carbon dioxide from metabolism enters blood & combines with water to form carbonic acid carbonic acid unstable & reversibly breaks down into hydrogen & bicarbonate ions o renal mechanisms of acid-base balance: conserving filtered bicarbonate ions: bicarbonate reabsorption during acidosis : bicarbonate ions generated while excreting hydrogen ions during alkalosis : bicarbonate ion secretion while reabsorbing hydrogen ions Page4...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10