Haemoglobin

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How is oxygen carried around the body?
Oxyheamoglobin
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What is haemoglobin?
Large protein with a quaternary structure, made up of 4 polypeptide chains
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Link of haemoglobin and oxygen?
It has a high affinity for oxygen
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What is the partial pressure of oxygen?
A measure of oxygen concentration
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What do dissociation curves show?
How affinity for oxygen varies
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What is haemoglobin?

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Large protein with a quaternary structure, made up of 4 polypeptide chains

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Link of haemoglobin and oxygen?

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What is the partial pressure of oxygen?

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What do dissociation curves show?

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