Calcium carbonate is a naturally occurring compound used as a calcium supplement and antacid. Also used in laboratories as a buffer. Shown in renal-disease patients with hyperphosphatemia to contain phosphate binding power, but may result in hypercalcaemia or alkalosis. Other experiments have successfully utilized calcium carbonate as a calcium control in comparison studies.
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Soluble in H2O:HCl (13:2) (66 mg/ml). Insoluble in water.
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2.93 g/cm3 at 25° C (lit.)
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Various publications cite Calcium carbonateVarious publications cite Calcium carbonate, a commonly occurring compound, for its use as a buffer, antacid, and calcium supplement. -SCBT Publication Review
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