buffering capacity

buffering capacity,

n the body's ability to neutralize the acids that play a role in the demineralization of teeth; may be enhanced by eating firmly textured foods, which improve chewing and stimulate the flow of saliva.
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1998) accounted for the CEC associated with the different fractions of the SOM and the different buffering capacity provided by the fractions in the acidification of a cropping soil in north-eastern Victoria.
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37), (38) This loss of buffering capacity increases the oxidative load on the cell, resulting in corresponding increases in the concentrations of oxidized proteins.
For those facing King Neptune's inevitable onslaught of coastal destruction and havoc, there are options that include moving buildings back from the shore, elevating structures on pilings, renourishing beaches with sediment to strengthen their natural storm buffering capacity, and purchasing properties in harm's way.
The test assessed salivary buffering capacity (low, moderate or high) and the count (CFU/ml) of Streptococcus mutans (SM) and Lactobacillus acidophilus (LB) by a real-time polymerase chain reaction.
Attempts a couple of decades ago to solve the problem had failed due to the extreme acidity and volume of the discharge; the poor buffering capacity of the main river having little effect as its low base status itself drains naturally acid moorland," he said.
First isolated and characterized in 1900 by Gulewitsch, carnosine (beta-alanyl-L-hystidine) is a dipeptide commonly present in mammalian tissue, and in particular in skeletal muscle cells; it is responsible for a variety of activities related to the detoxification of the body from free radical species and the by-products of membrane lipids peroxidation, but recent studies have shown that this small molecule also has membrane-protecting activity, proton buffering capacity, formation of complexes with transition metals, and regulation of macrophage function.
It is this extra CO2 that the planets buffering capacity (seawater and plants) are unable to keep up with.
The demineralisation effect of orange juice may be lessened by the buffering capacity of saliva.
The CRT buffer is a quick and easy test (results in five minutes) to determine the buffering capacity of saliva, while the CRT bacteria detects the presence and quantity of bacteria in saliva, particularly Streptococcus mutans and lactobacilli.
When the buffering capacity within the cell is exceeded, lactate and hydrogen ions diffuse outside the cells (McNaughton, 1992).