State the significance of the sigmoid oxygen dissociation curve.
Asked by Topperlearning User | 18th Jul, 2014, 03:03: PM
The sigmoid oxygen dissociation curve is useful in studying the effects of factors such as H+ ion concentration and pCO2 on binding of oxygen with haemoglobin.
Answered by | 18th Jul, 2014, 05:03: PM
- gas exchange in the lungs happen by the process of
- A: exchange of O2 and CO2 occurs by active transport R: rate of diffusion does not depend on the partial pressure of O2 and CO2
- State the primary site of exchange of gases in lungs.
- Apart from RBCs, which is the other component of blood which carries oxygen?
- Name the substance formed after the combination of oxygen and haemoglobin.
- How many molecules of oxygen can a single haemoglobin molecule carry?
- Under normal physiological conditions, state the amount of oxygen which will be delivered by 100 ml of blood.
- State the name of the form in which CO2 is transported by blood.
- With respect to the partial pressures of oxygen and carbon dioxide, when are more molecules of carbaminohaemoglobin formed?
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