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Calculate the pH of a blood plasma sample with a total CO, concentration of 25.7 mM and bicarbonate concentration of24.4 mM. The relevant pKa of carbonic acid is 6.1Enter the answer with three significant figurespH 6.077Hyperventilatingcan result in a decrease in CO, (g) concentration in the blood.How would this affect the pH of the extracellular fluid?The pH increasesThe pH does not change appreciablyThe pH decreases

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Calculate the pH of a blood plasma sample with a total CO, concentration of 25.7 mM and bicarbonate concentration of
24.4 mM. The relevant pKa of carbonic acid is 6.1
Enter the answer with three significant figures
pH 6.077
Hyperventilating
can result in a decrease in CO, (g) concentration in the blood.
How would this affect the pH of the extracellular fluid?
The pH increases
The pH does not change appreciably
The pH decreases
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Calculate the pH of a blood plasma sample with a total CO, concentration of 25.7 mM and bicarbonate concentration of 24.4 mM. The relevant pKa of carbonic acid is 6.1 Enter the answer with three significant figures pH 6.077 Hyperventilating can result in a decrease in CO, (g) concentration in the blood. How would this affect the pH of the extracellular fluid? The pH increases The pH does not change appreciably The pH decreases

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The total concentration of CO2 is 25.7 mM.

The concentration of bicarbo...

In blood plasma, the concentration of CO2 is given below,
[co.]-H,Co,+HCo;]
Therefore
H,CO,= [co[HCO;]
H2CO3 25.7-24.4 mM
H2CO3 1.3mM
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In blood plasma, the concentration of CO2 is given below, [co.]-H,Co,+HCo;] Therefore H,CO,= [co[HCO;] H2CO3 25.7-24.4 mM H2CO3 1.3mM

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