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A unit of buffer value, the slope of the acid-base titration curve of a solution; the millimoles of strong acid or base that must be added per unit of change in pH.

Origin: D.D. Van Slyke, U.S. Physician and chemist, 1883-1971

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Biology experiment for Bio 1004

... would only be useful if the reaction caused a pH change... ok if that buffer resists ph like the definition says A buffer, as defined by Van Slyke [1], is "a substance which by its presence in solution increases the amount of acid or alkali that must be added to cause unit change in ...

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by rayzoflyfe
Wed Jun 21, 2006 11:02 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Biology experiment for Bio 1004
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