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What are nucleic acids?

What are nucleic acids?

DNA, RNA: These keep and carry the genetic code that dictates the development and function of our physical bodies. ...Read more

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What are the functions of nucleic acids?

DNA.: Dna is the nucleic acid that contains all the genetic information. It is transcribed into rna, another nucleic acid when genes are processed to make proteins. Transfer RNA carries Amino Acids to sites where proteins are assembled. Other rnas are involved in controlling which genes are turned on (micro rna) and in the structure of ribosomes. Nas are found in viruses, bacteria, on up to humans. ...Read more

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How to correct acid ph ?

How to correct acid ph ?

Evaluate diet first: How was the acid pH diagnosed? If by pH strip testing of saliva or urine, these tests can reflect the ingestion of too much acid-producing foods in the diet. I would suggest keeping a 7-day food diary along with pH testing of urine (mid-stream) & have that information reviewed by a holistic (integrative) physician who is well-versed in nutrition as a first step, then assess if more wk-up is needed ...Read more

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Does pickles has acid in it?

Does pickles has acid in it?

Yes, in vinegar: Pickles are usually in vinegar, which is Acetic Acid (not a very strong acid, but still a real acid). ...Read more

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What is the best for urict acid?

What is the best for urict acid?

Out of Context: I am sorry but that simple sentence is completely out of context and missing anything upon which to respond. What is your concern? What are your symptoms? What caused you to get this test? Was the test a blood test? ...Read more

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What is in the yogurt that makes the acid subside?

What is in the yogurt that makes the acid subside?

A couple of ideas: Yogurt contains lactobacilli which, by many, are considered probiotics...substances which confer a beneficial effect in a person's body. These favorable bacteria can reduce inflammation and promote recovery from viral infection, travel and antibiotic use. Additionally, yogurt (and other dairy products such as milk and cheese) can buffer stomach acid, raising pH, and improving probiotic survival. ...Read more

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What foods are i allowed to eat that are not acid?

What foods are i allowed to eat that are not acid?

Most foods are fine: There are few foods which you might call 'acidic'. This may include oranges and other tart foods. Most of the acidity in our stomach is produced from the normal acid secretions of the stomach which can bother some folks especially if they have acid reflux problems. This can be easily controlled with antacids like zantac (ranitidine) or pepcid. Prilosec is even more effective. ...Read more

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What is acid in the blood?

What is acid in the blood?

Imbalance: Normally, people have acid production from metabolic activities that goes to blood and gets neutralized by alkali produced by kidneys. In kidney failure, acid is noted in blood since it is not neutralized. Other cases include diabetes type i, chronic diarrhea, certain meds, sepsis with blood infection, and respiratory (ventillatory) failure among other more rare causes. ...Read more

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Does milk neutralise acid?

Does milk neutralise acid?

Milk coats acid: Milk helps acid reflux by coating the esophagus and stomach, providing some protection against acid. The calcium and bicarbonates (sodium bicarbonate) in milk also help to neutralize the acids in the stomach. ...Read more

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What does muriatic acid do?

What does muriatic acid do?

Very corrosive: Muriatic acid is a mineral acid that is very corrosive. It is used to remove rust from steel, to process leather, to make batteries, to clean concrete, to clean swimming pools, in electroplating and in paper production. ...Read more

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Why does acid cause hemolysis?

Why does acid cause hemolysis?

Denatures hemoglobin: In the lab, acidic solutions will denature hemoglobin, causing the red cell to hemolyze. Fetal hemoglobin is more resistant to this. This difference is the basis of a test to determine how much fetal blood is mixed in the maternal blood system of mom's who are rh negative, and thus need rhogam. ...Read more

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What can you do for acid refux?

What can you do for acid refux?

Many things: There are many meds that work well for reflux, including otc prilosec, prevacid, pepcid, zantac, or axid. It also includes prescription meds such as nexium, dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) or protonix. See your physician for an exam. ...Read more

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Which acid in present in apples?

Malic acid primarily: Malic acid is the best know. For others, see this article: https://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v168/n4267/abs/168254a0.html ...Read more

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Which chemicals are in acid rain?

Which chemicals are in acid rain?

Sulfuric/nitric acid: Acid rain is a general term used to describe a condition where sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides gases given off from fossil fuel combustion (i.E power plants) combines in the atmosphere with oxygen and water forming a weak sulfuric acid and nitric acid in the rain water. ...Read more

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Can TMJ be treated with haluronic acid?

Can TMJ be treated with haluronic acid?

Yes: Certain TMJ disorders can be treated with hyaluronic acid. See an oral surgeon who has TMJ experience for guidance. ...Read more

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Do you have acid flashbacks years later?

Do you have acid flashbacks years later?

Possible: It is possible...It has happened...We really don't know it's true mechanism of action...Best never to use it in the first place.. ...Read more

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How do I know if this is acid or angina?

Angina: With only the question, impossible for one of us out here to give an answer. If you are concerned about a symptom you have see your doc. ...Read more