Lecture 23 12-02-10

Oxygen hemoglobin dissociation curve oxygen

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Unformatted text preview: ygen-Hemoglobin Dissociation Curve Oxygen (Oxyhemoglobin Dissociation Curve) Deoxyhemoglobin Hb + O2 Hb.O2 Hb Oxyhemoglobin Oxygen-Hemoglobin Dissociation Curve Oxygen O2 capacity is the amount of O2 that can be carried by the blood. O2 content is the actual amount of O2 that is carried by the blood. O2 saturation = (content/capacity) x 100%. Dissolved O2 makes very little difference in this calculation. Transport of Oxygen Transport 0.3 ml of O2 is dissolved in 100 ml of arterial blood Dissolved O2 is a function of PO2 19.7 ml of O2...
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