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  • Iron and quinine citrate is used as a bitter stomachic and tonic. In the blood citrates are oxidized into carbonates; they therefore act as remote alkalis, increasing the alkalinity of the blood and thereby the general rate of chemical change within the body (see Acetic Acid).
  • The result of this is that the alkalinity of the sea-water increases and the hydrogen-ion concentration decreases.
  • The increasing temperature raises the rate of animal metabolism, while the higher alkalinity is a stimulus to cell-division.
  • Denitrifying bacteria will raise the alkalinity (or reduce the H-ion concentration) by forming ammonia, which will combine with the carbonic acid in solution and so throw down normal carbonate of lime.
  • He also traced a connexion between alkalinity, temperature and current-density, and showed that these conditions should be mutually adjusted.

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