What is the importance of respiratory pigment in our body

Asked by  | 4th Oct, 2008, 12:40: PM

Expert Answer:

Hemoglobin is the respiratory pigment present in blood. It has great affinity for oxygen and binds strongly with it, forming oxyhemoglobin. It helps to transport oxygen from lungs to tissues. It also transports CO2 to some extent.

Answered by  | 4th Oct, 2008, 12:47: PM

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