b Give a specific example of a buffer used in biological laboratories and

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(b.)Give a specific example of a buffer used in biological laboratories and explain how it works. (c.)Proper pH is essential to ALL biological processes. Discuss how changes in pH affect inter-molecular and intra-molecular interactions (H-bonds, van der Waals interactions, ionic bonds, hydrophobic interactions, etc.) of biological molecules. (d.)How does carbon dioxide gas act as a pH buffer when dissolved in human blood, and what is the role of carbonic anhydrase? What happens to the pH of human blood when someone hyperventilates? University Honor Code Pledge : I certify that I have contributed to the group questions and that all words (excepting those attributed by proper citation) are my/our own. Similarly I certify that I have independently answered the individual questions with all words (excepting those attributed by proper citation) as my own __________________________________(signature) __________________________________(signature) Exercise 1 Page 4 of 5
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