1. Why does foetal Hb have a higher O2 affinity at lower pO2?
- Foetal Hb is not affected by any negative allosteric inhibitors
- BPG binds less tightly to foetal Hb
- Foetal Hb is generally more stable in the oxy form
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2. What is the primary function of myoglobin?
- A store of oxygen that can rapidly unload O2 as soon as exercise begins
- A store of oxygen that only releases O2 in very low pO2 conditions
- An oxygen transporter that works alongside Haemoglobin
3. Where is BPG commonly found?
- Metabolizing tissues
- The lungs
4. When is myoglobin's affinity for O2 at its lowest?
- In very low O2 levels
- In very high O2 levels
5. What is the structure of adult Hb?
- 2alpha, 2beta
- 2alpha, 2gamma
- 2beta, 2gamma