Respiratory System - 1.Breathing 2.External Respiration...

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Unformatted text preview: 1.Breathing 2.External Respiration 3.Internal Respiration 4.Cellular Respiration 4 PROCESSES epiglottis Laryn x vocal cord thyroid cartilage tracheal cartilages trachea The Trachea hyaline cartilage ring esophagu s posterior anterior lumen • True vocal cords are inferior to false vocal cords • Sound is produced when expelled air is passing through the larynx over the vocal cords Epithelial Lining of the Trachea Epithelial Lining of the Trachea mucus cilia alveolar macrophage type I alveolar cell type II alveolar cell (surfactant secreting cell) pulmonary capillaries O 2 CO 2 Erythrocyte Erythrocyte s s Function- transport respiratory gases Lack mitochondria. Why? Hemoglobin Structure Hemoglobin Structure 1 RBC contains 250 million hemoglobin molecules Hemoglobin- quaternary structure 2 α chains and 2 β chains Uptake of Oxygen by Uptake of Oxygen by Hemoglobin in the Lungs Hemoglobin in the Lungs High Concentration of O High Concentration of O 2 2 in Blood Plasma in Blood Plasma High pH of the Blood Plasma High pH of the Blood Plasma O2 binds to hemoglobin to form oxyhemoglobin Unloading of Oxygen from Unloading of Oxygen from Hemoglobin in the Tissues Hemoglobin in the Tissues Low Concentration of O...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course BIOL 101 taught by Professor Wong during the Fall '09 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.

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