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buffering agents

substances which when ingested induce alkalosis and so counteract and limit reduction in pH during exercise. Important agents include sodium bicarbonate and sodium citrate; the minimum dose for improvement in performance is about 2 g.kg-1 body mass. See also ergogenic aids; appendix 4.4 .

buffering

the action produced by a buffer.

buffering agents
amongst other uses these substances play a part in dairy cattle nutrition by helping to prevent damaging ruminal acidity on high grain rations. Sodium bicarbonate and magnesium oxide are the preparations most commonly used.
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This should be the result of mineral elements contained in the BAFLOP acting as a rumen buffering agent to maintain rumen pH.
Functions include regulation of pH, chelating agent, buffering agent, flavor enhancer, and emulsifying agent.
This latest-generation of remediation biotechnology is an integrated source of slow-release oxygen plus major-, minor- and micro-nutrients and a pH buffering agent.
The clinical evidence indicated that the supplementation of buffering agents, bicarbonates and carbonates including sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3), magnesium oxide (MgO), potassium bicarbonate (KHCO3) and potassium carbonate (K2CO3) are of significant value in increasing the ruminal pH of SARA affected animals (Erdman, 1988).
The pharmaceutical excipient by functionality is segmented into fillers & diluents, binders & adhesives, suspension & viscosity agents, coatings, colorants, flavoring agents & sweeteners, disintegrants, lubricants & glidants, preservatives, solvents, solubilizers and others (anti-adherents, buffering agents, chelating agents, compression aids, foam control agents, sorbents, antioxidants, gelling agents, emulsifiers, emollients & humectants and plasticizers).
A very select list of optional ingredients could be added to the hummus as well - vegetable oil, garlic, acidifying agents, salt, sodium benzoate, spices, sodium bicarbonate and buffering agents - but additional ingredients must fall under the 20% mark.
To help skin shed dead skin cells this clarifying lotion has special buffering agents to clean and exfoliate, removing dry dead cells, make-up and unclogging pores.
Other components of equal importance are proprietary stabilizers, chelating agents and buffering agents.