HCO3-


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bicarbonate (HCO3-)

[bīkär′bənāt]
Etymology: L, bis, twice, carbo, coal
an anion of carbonic acid in which only one of the hydrogen atoms has been removed, as in sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3). Also called hydrogen carbonate.

HCO3-

Chemical formula for bicarbonate ion.

HCO3-

bicarbonate ion; main body buffer for acid-base balance.
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Very good correlation is observed between Mg2+ and HCO3-.
The CA catalyzes the reversible dehydration of HCO3- and is believed to enhance the catalytic efficiency of RubisCO within the carboxysome by converting bicarbonate to C[O.