buffering agent


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buffering agent

[′bəf·ə·riŋ ‚a·jənt]
(food engineering)
A chemical, such as lactic, citric, or acetic acid or the sodium salts of various acids, added to processed food to adjust and regulate its pH.
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Rather than using a granular buffering agent, every Long Beard hull is filled with a liquid pool of Shot-Lok resin as it rolls down the assembly line.
Hence, a dietary buffering agent would prevent depression in rumen pH associated with high concentrate feeding.
We can look to land plants as the primary buffering agent that's held CO2 in such a narrow range during this time," he added.
It is typically used to prepare tissue for extractions of nucleic acid, protein, and other constituents by shaking the tissue, steel balls and a buffering agent together.
Buffering agent by ReProtect designed to maintain normal vaginal acidity in the presence of ejaculate.
Buffering agent by Re-Protect designed to maintain normal vaginal acidity in the presence of ejaculate.
It is typically used to prepare tissue for extractions of nucleic acid, protein, and other constituents by shaking the tissue, steel balls, and a buffering agent together in each well of the titer plate.
Glycine (amino acetic acid) is used a taste enhancer, a buffering agent, a chemical intermediate and a metal complexing agent - and has been developed recently by the pet-food industry (see European Report No 2503 for more details).