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Bicarbonate buffering system
The Bicarbonate buffering system is the most important buffer solution for maintaining a relatively constant pH in the plasma.
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It functions via blood buffering with bicarbonate. The enzyme carbonic anhydrase maintains the equilibrium between bicarbonate and H2CO3. This is, in turn, converted into carbon dioxide and water.
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