buffer salt


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salt

 [sawlt]
1. any compound of a base and an acid.
3. in the plural, a saline cathartic.
bile s's glycine or taurine conjugates of bile acids, which are formed in the liver and secreted in the bile. They are powerful detergents that break down fat globules, enabling them to be digested.
buffer salt a salt in the blood that is able to absorb slight excesses of acid or alkali with little or no change in the hydrogen ion concentration.
Epsom salt magnesium sulfate.
Glauber's salt sodium sulfate.
oral rehydration s's (ORS) a dry mixture of sodium chloride, potassium chloride, dextrose, and either sodium citrate or sodium bicarbonate; dissolved in water for use in oral rehydration therapy.
smelling s's aromatic ammonium carbonate, a stimulant and restorative.

buffer salt

A salt that fixes excess amounts of acid or alkali without a change in hydrogen ion concentration.
See also: salt
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(b) Nutrient was prepared by mixing suitable starch, buffer salt, microelements, and 1L boiled water that was being cooled.
The sample workup involved extracting each reaction mixture with organic solvent and passing the organic extract through a small plug of silica gel to remove buffer salts and detergents before infusion into the mass spectrometer.
Tenders are invited for tender for supply of buffer salts and deployment of manpower along with equipments/instruments for preparation, testing etc of buffer solution required for oxo alcohol plant of pdpp- bpcl kr.
Additionally, to account for possible buffer interference, a buffer signal (e.g., originating from buffer salts deposited and dried on the membrane) was subtracted from the protein signal.
The postassay purification step is imperative because the presence of buffer salts in high concentrations will interfere with the ESI and because the unreacted sulfated substrate can dissociate in the source of the mass spectrometer to form GALNS-P ions, thereby giving rise to false-positive GALNS activity.