buffer solution

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buffer solution

A solution which can maintain an almost constant pH value when dilute acids or alkalis are added to it.
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Noun1.buffer solution - a solution containing a buffer
solution - a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
buffer - (chemistry) an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH
starting buffer - buffer solution at the start of a reaction
PBS, phosphate buffer solution - a solution containing a phosphate buffer
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The first step of the HDX-MS measurement process involves immersion of the protein sample into buffered solution environments (deuterium fraction, [mathematical expression not reproducible] = 0.8 to 0.96) at temperature [T.sub.HDX] = (3.6 to 25.4) [degrees] C and pD 7.48, which induces D for H exchange (Fig.
The product is believed to be the first and only buffered solution used in the treatment of osteoporosis.