Bubbles of carbonic
acid gas will rise to the surface and burst, and make rings two or three feet wide.
Indeed, each man consumes, in one hour, the oxygen contained in more than 176 pints of air, and this air, charged (as then) with a nearly equal quantity of carbonic acid, becomes unbreathable.
Would he obtain air by chemical means, in getting by heat the oxygen contained in chlorate of potash, and in absorbing carbonic acid by caustic potash?
of the former and contains nearly an equal volume of carbonic acid, produced by the combustion of the elements of the blood.
Caustic potash has a great affinity for carbonic acid; and it is sufficient to shake it in order for it to seize upon the acid and form bicarbonate of potassium.
But it was not enough to renew the oxygen; they must absorb the carbonic
acid produced by expiration.
But good society, floated on gossamer wings of light irony, is of very expensive production; requiring nothing less than a wide and arduous national life condensed in unfragrant deafening factories, cramping itself in mines, sweating at furnaces, grinding, hammering, weaving under more or less oppression of carbonic
acid, or else, spread over sheepwalks, and scattered in lonely houses and huts on the clayey or chalky corn-lands, where the rainy days look dreary.
With this utility model to be issued, we have added yet another element to our strong intellectual property portfolio, which we believe effectively covers the viable routes to commercialization of carbonic
anhydrase enzyme-based systems for the capture of CO[sub.
Contract notice: Supply of Carbonic
Anhydrase Inhibitor Eye Drop.
Acetazolamide is a carbonic
anhydrase inhibitor and has been used for many relatively common disorders such as congestive heart failure, some forms of epilepsy glaucoma, IHH, and also for some rare diseases such as acute mountain sickness.
The reason appears to be related to an enzyme in the body called carbonic
anhydrase, which relies on zinc for proper functioning.
Taken together, these patterns suggested that the pH gradient might form through the action of an enzyme called carbonic
anhydrase, which converts carbon dioxide and water to bicarbonate and hydrogen ions (and thereby creating an acidic environment).