Bicarbonate Ion

Bicarbonate Ions

Carbonate, Hydrogen

Carbonates, Hydrogen

Carbonic Acid Ions

Hydrogen Carbonate

Hydrogen Carbonates

Ions, Bicarbonate

Ions, Carbonic Acid

Inorganic salts that contain the -HCO3 radical. They are an important factor in determining the pH of the blood and the concentration of bicarbonate ions is regulated by the kidney. Levels in the blood are an index of the alkali reserve or buffering capacity.