Glossary of "The Cell (5th ed.)" by Alberts et al. (2008)
- A substance that can reduce the number of protons in solution, either by accepting H+ ions directly, or cells such as muscle or fat cells, from connective tissue. Sometimes called basement membrane.
- Alberts, B., Johnson, A., Lewis, J. Raff, M., Roberts, K. & Walter P. 2008. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 5th ed. -xxxiv + 1616 pp. Garland Science, New York.