Carbonic anhydrase plays a role in regulation of pH. True False

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Carbonic anhydrase plays a role in regulation of pH.

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Carbonic anhydrase:

Carbonic anhydrase is a metalloenzyme. It is also known as carbonic dehydratase. It catalyzes the hydration of carbon dioxide and dehydration of bicarbonate ions. This enzyme can be found in erythrocytes, renal tubules, pancreatic cells, and gastric mucosa.

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Carbonic anhydrase plays a role in the regulation of pH. TRUE

Cells produce carbon dioxide after respiration. Carbonic anhydrase enzyme diffuses this...

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Carbon Dioxide Transport in the Blood

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Chapter 13 / Lesson 4
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While carbon dioxide is a metabolic waste product, it plays some important physiological roles as well. This lesson describes how carbon dioxide is transported in our blood, how carbon dioxide is converted into a pH buffer, and how carbon dioxide helps with oxygen transport.


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