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Maria del Pilar Corena, Theresa J. Seron, Herm K. Lehman, Judith D. Ochrietor, Andrea Kohn, Chingkuang Tu, Paul J. Linser
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (5): 591–602.
Published: 1 March 2002
... 7.0 and 8.0, the pH inside the anterior midgut is close to 11.0. Alkalization is likely to involve bicarbonate/carbonate ions. These ions are produced in vivo by the enzymatic action of carbonic anhydrase. The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of this enzyme in the alkalization...