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Substance Name: Bicarbonate ion
RN: 71-52-3
UNII: HN1ZRA3Q20
InChIKey: BVKZGUZCCUSVTD-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Note

  • Inorganic salts that contain the -HCO3 radical. They are an important factor in determining the pH of the blood and the concentration of bicarbonate ions is regulated by the kidney. Levels in the blood are an index of the alkali reserve or buffering capacity.

Molecular Formula

  • C-H-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 61.0159
 

Classification Code

  • Buffers
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Bicarbonate ion

MeSH Heading

  • Bicarbonates

Synonyms

  • Bicarbonate
  • Bicarbonate ions
  • Hydrogen carbonate
  • UNII-HN1ZRA3Q20

Systematic Name

  • Carbonate, hydrogen

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 71-52-3

FDA UNII

  • HN1ZRA3Q20

System Generated Number

  • 0000071523

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/CH2O3/c2-1(3)4/h(H2,2,3,4)/p-1

InChIKey

BVKZGUZCCUSVTD-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Smiles

O=C([O-])O