Hydrochloric acid

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Hydrochloric acid (HCl) is a common acid both in the body and in the lab. It is, for example, a major component of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gastric_acid gastric acid] (pH 1-2, 0.5% HCl). In experiments, it is used among other things to set the pH in buffers (e.g. [[Tris]]) and to reveal antigens (e.g. BrdU).
Hydrochloric acid (HCl) is a common acid both in the body and in the lab. It is, for example, a major component of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gastric_acid gastric acid] (pH 1-2, 0.5% HCl). In experiments, it is used among other things to set the pH in buffers (e.g. [[Tris]]) and to reveal antigens (e.g. BrdU).
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== See also ==
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrochloric_acid Hydrochloric acid (Wikipedia)]
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* [[1 normal acid or base (1N)]]
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* [[Acid concentration chart]]
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* [[Griffin:Antigen_Retrieval_Technique#50_mM_glycine-HCl_buffer.2C_pH_3.5.2C_with_0.01.25_.28w.2Fv.29_EDTA|Gly-HCl antigen retrieval buffer]]
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* [[Knight:pH meter/Measurement|pH meter calibration w HCl & NaOH]]

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Hydrochloric acid (HCl) is a common acid both in the body and in the lab. It is, for example, a major component of gastric acid (pH 1-2, 0.5% HCl). In experiments, it is used among other things to set the pH in buffers (e.g. Tris) and to reveal antigens (e.g. BrdU).


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