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1. Which of the following is the most important buffer inside red blood cells?
 
 
 
 

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2. Which explanation best describes why plasma proteins can function as buffers?
 
 
 
 

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3. The buffer that is adjusted to control acid-base balance is ________.
 
 
 
 

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4. Carbonic acid levels are controlled through the ________.
 
 
 
 

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5. Bicarbonate ion concentrations in the blood are controlled through the ________.
 
 
 
 

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6. Which reaction is catalyzed by carbonic anhydrase?
 
 
 
 

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7. Critical Thinking: Describe the conservation of bicarbonate ions in the renal system.

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8. Critical Thinking: Describe the control of blood carbonic acid levels through the respiratory system.

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