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2. What effect does increasing pO2 have on Hb?

  • It shifts the equilibrium so more Hb exists in the deoxy state
  • It causes more oxygen to be unloaded
  • It shifts the equilibrium so more Hb exists in the oxy state
  • It increases the affinity for O2

3. What is a characteristic of HbS?

  • Lack of porphryin ring
  • Formation of long insoluble filaments in oxy form
  • Formation of long insoluble filaments in deoxy form
  • Crescent shaped Haem groups

4. What is BPG an example of?

  • Negative allosteric inhibitor of Hb
  • Allosteric promotor of Hb
  • Co-enzyme of Hb

5. Where is the affinity of Hb for O2 highest?

  • In the systemic arteries
  • In the systemic veins

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