Biochemistry - Water, pH and Macromolecules - Discussion

Discussion :: Water, pH and Macromolecules - Section 1 (Q.No.5)


Which of the following indicates that the pK of an acid is numerically equal to the pH of the solution when the molar concentration of the acid and its conjugate base are equal?

[A]. Michaelis-Menten equation
[B]. Haldanes equation
[C]. Henderson-Hasselbalch equation
[D]. Hardy-Windberg law

Answer: Option C


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Khushalkumar said: (Mar 3, 2014)  
HH equation: Ph = PKa - log(base/acid),

If [base]=[acid], log(base/acid)= 0, ie Ph = Pka.

Ariel said: (Jun 4, 2015)  
Ph = Pka+log(base/acid).

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