Arrhenius base

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Arrhenius base

An older term for a substance which, when added to water, donates basic OH– ions; the more OH– donated, the stronger the base. The chemical formulas for Arrhenius bases are written with the basic OH– last (e.g., NaOH).
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The setting reaction of GICs is an acid-base reaction forming a salt hydrogel which acts as the binding matrix within which the glass or zirconia is a filler.
3, 24 In addition, the acid-base reaction is initially limited in this type of material because of its anhydrous structure, but once water is absorbed, a delayed acid-base reaction is likely.
In compomer materials the acid- base reaction is initially limited because of the anhy- drous structure, but once water is absorbed then a belated acid-base reaction is likely to happen.
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