What prediction can we make about the pH of blood as that blood first comes in contact with respiring cells?

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Carbon dioxide is readily soluble in water, according to the equation CO2 + H2O --> H2CO3. Carbonic acid is a weak acid. Respiring cells release CO2. What prediction can we make ...show more
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a) blood pH will decrease slightly

CO2 +H2O--> H+ + HCO3-

H+ lower pH (more acidic).
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