How do acids and bases affect a cell’s environment?

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Chemical reactions happen in some conditions. Some chemical reactions require acidic environment, while other chemical reactions need basic environment.

We know that acid are donors of hydrogen ions, while bases accept the hydrogen ions.

The acid-base equilibrium is important to be kept to create the optimum biological environment for living cells.