Bicarbonates


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Bicarbonates

 

acid salts of carbonic acid H2CO3, for example, NaHCO3 (sodium bicarbonate). Bicarbonates are produced by the action of CO2 on carbonates or hydroxides in the presence of water. When heated they are converted into the neutral salts, carbonates, for example 2NaHCO3 = Na2CO3 + H2O + CO2. Unlike most carbonates, all bicarbonates are soluble in water. Calcium bicarbonate Ca(HCO3)2 is responsible for the temporary hardness of water. Bicarbonates play an important physiological role in the body, where they act as buffers regulating the uniformity of the reaction of blood.

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further demonstrate that the failure of pancreatic ductal bicarbonate secretion (i.
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mentioned that bicarbonate plays a critical role in the viscosity of pancreatic juice.
For instance, researchers from the University of California found that most health problems stem from the deficiency of bicarbonate in today's food compared with the food of our ancestors.
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Table 1: Different therapeutic regimens Group Therapeutic / Dietary agent I Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole (Tab C-Flox Tz (a)) Orally + ORS II Ciprofloxacin parenterally+Parenteral fluid with Sodium bicarbonate III Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole (Tab C-Flox Tz (a)) orally + ORS + Rice bran mixed with broken barley grains IV Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole (Tab C-Flox Tz (a)) parenterally + Parenteral fluid with sodium bicarbonate + Rice bran mixed with broken barley grains V Ciprofloxacin orally + Ciprofloxacin parenterally + Parenteral fluid with sodium bicarbonate + Rice bran mixed with broken barley grains
To evaluate the effects of sodium bicarbonate intake on swim performance and chosen biochemical variables a two-way ANOVA for repeated measures (trial, measurements over time) was used, followed by the Tukey's post hoc test for paired observations to determine the significance of differences.
05) indicate a significant effect of sodium bicarbonate ingestion on swimming performance in youth athletes during the 4 x 50 m front crawl test protocol.
The results of the ANOVA also revealed a significant effect of sodium bicarbonate ingestion on plasma lactate concentration ([F.
Of interest is the fact that similar sodium bicarbonate ingestion in adult athletes as applied in our study, raises blood pH up to 7.
While lower glycolytic capacity and the restricted reliance on high threshold motor units during intensive exercise in immature subjects (Inbar and Bar-Or, 1986) may fully account for lower LA production seen in our study, the cause of diminished plasma sodium bicarbonate concentration remains to be investigated and explained.