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Hydrochloric acid

Hydrochloric acid

(Science: chemical) hydrochloric acid. Solutions of hydrogen chloride gas in water. It is a highly corrosive, strong mineral acid commonly used as a laboratory reagent. It is present endogenously as the acid component of gastric juice (hydrochloric acid, gastric see gastric acid).

chemical name: hydrochloric acid


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Re: Hydrochloric acid (HCL) in the stomach..

Well it's the amoount of hydrogen ions isn't it?

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by TwinkleK
Sat Feb 11, 2012 9:39 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Hydrochloric acid (HCL) in the stomach..
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Re: Hydrochloric acid (HCL) in the stomach..

a) how do I use the formula "pH = log10 [H+]" I can't do this because I don't have the [H+] and I can't rearrange it to find to: "[H+] = log10 pH" Becuase I don't have the pH, ony the information as given in the question....

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by TwinkleK
Sat Feb 11, 2012 3:14 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Hydrochloric acid (HCL) in the stomach..
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Re: Hydrochloric acid (HCL) in the stomach..

Thanks.. a) Is this like a standard equation? Where do I put my equations in?? b) Sorry, but I am not getting this at all..

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by TwinkleK
Fri Feb 10, 2012 3:48 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Hydrochloric acid (HCL) in the stomach..
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Hydrochloric acid (HCL) in the stomach..

Cells in the wall of the mamalian stomach secrete HCL at a concentration of 0.1M. The secreted -protons, which are derived from the intracellular hydration of CO2 by carbonic anhydrase, are pumped out by an (H+ k+) ATPase antiport transporter is also required to complete the overall transport syste...

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by TwinkleK
Fri Feb 10, 2012 12:58 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
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Re: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?

... end of their name. Pepsinogen and trypsinogen. They are cleaved by the hydrochloric acid secreted by parietal cells in the stomach to pepsin and trypsin (both secreted by chief ...

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by daniel.kurz
Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:26 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?
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