Respiration Function 15

Respiration Function 15 - large change in delivery of O 2...

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Oxygen Dissociation Curves A single hemoglobin molecule can carry four molecules of O 2 The hemoglobin dissociation curve shows that a small change in the partial pressure of oxygen can result in a
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Unformatted text preview: large change in delivery of O 2 • CO 2 produced during cellular respiration lowers blood pH and decreases the affinity of hemoglobin for O 2 ; this is called the Bohr shift...
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course BSC 2011 taught by Professor Haas during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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