Why are buffers important to living things?

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Jul 8, 2018

Answer:

Well, it has been a long time since I studied biology...but what is #"homeostasis....?"#...

Explanation:

And AFAIK, #"homeostasis"="stability in the face of change"#...

Our biological fluids are EXQUISITELY buffered so as to maintain the #pH# of our circulatory and digestive fluids in a specific range, such that the associated process respond to a given acidity. And clearly, homeostasis is assisted by buffering, by maintaining a #pH# around a specific value.

Jul 8, 2018

Answer:

Sorry, double post...

Explanation:

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