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Descriptor English: Buffers
Descriptor Spanish: Tampones (Química)
Descriptor Portuguese: Tampões (Química)
Descriptor French: Substances tampon
Entry term(s): Ampholyte
Ampholytes
Buffer
Tree number(s): D27.720.470.280
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002021
Scope note: A chemical system that functions to control the levels of specific ions in solution. When the level of hydrogen ion in solution is controlled the system is called a pH buffer.
Annotation: almost never IM
Public MeSH Note: 67
History Note: 67(64)
DeCS ID: 2050
Unique ID: D002021
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Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Buffers - Preferred
Concept UI M0003009
Scope note A chemical system that functions to control the levels of specific ions in solution. When the level of hydrogen ion in solution is controlled the system is called a pH buffer.
Preferred term Buffers
Entry term(s) Buffer
Ampholytes - Narrower
Concept UI M0003008
Preferred term Ampholytes
Entry term(s) Ampholyte



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