Biochemistry - Water, pH and Macromolecules - Discussion

Discussion :: Water, pH and Macromolecules - Section 1 (Q.No.9)


A Bronsted acid becomes __________ upon losing a proton.

[A]. highly reactive
[B]. its conjugate acid
[C]. its conjugate base
[D]. a hydronium ion

Answer: Option C


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Nilesh said: (Feb 7, 2015)  
The fundamental concept of this theory is that when an acid and a base react with each other, the acid forms its conjugate base, and the base forms its conjugate acid by exchange of a proton (the hydrogen cation, or H+). This theory is a generalization of the Arrhenius theory.

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