Bicarbonate

In inorganic chemistry, bicarbonate (IUPAC-recommended nomenclature: hydrogen carbonate) is an intermediate form in the deprotonation of carbonic acid. It is an anion with the chemical formula HCO3−.

Bicarbonate serves a crucial biochemical role in the physiological pH buffering system.

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