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2. What is dissociation?

  • When the Fe2+ molecules are released from the haem groups
  • When the oxygen is released from the oxyhaemoglobin
  • When the Fe2+ join the haem groups
  • When oxyhaemoglobin is formed.

3. How many subunits, each containing a polypepticle chain and a haem group, does haemoglobin have?

  • 4
  • 8
  • 12
  • 2

4. What is oxygen tension/partial pressure?

  • The amount of oxygen in the tissue surrounding the erythrocytes
  • The amount of oxygen in the blood plasma
  • The amount of oxygen in the blood
  • The amount of oxygen in the tissue fluid

5. How is partial pressure measured?

  • kPa (kilo Pascals)
  • Pa (Pascals)
  • mPa (milipascals)
  • µPa (micropascals)

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