Problem: The fluids within cells are buffered by H2PO4– and HPO42–. Could a buffer system employing H3PO4 as the weak acid and H2PO4– as the weak base be used as a buffer system within cells?

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The fluids within cells are buffered by H2PO4 and HPO42–. Could a buffer system employing H3PO4 as the weak acid and H2PO4 as the weak base be used as a buffer system within cells?

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