The Role of Haemoglobin

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Type of protein that haemoglobin is
Globular
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Each polypeptide chain has a h___
Haem
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What is attached to each haem
Prosthetic Group
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There a 2 b___ globin chains
Beta
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There are 2 a___ globin chains
Alpha
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The haem group of each polypetide chain contains ___
Iron
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Each haem can bind with one ____ molecule
Oxygen
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In total, one haemoglobin molecule can hold ___ oxygen molecules
Four
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When each haem combines with an oxygen molecule, the ____ changes
Shape
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Changes in which structure of the haemoglobin can lead to disorders?
Primary
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With this condition, the two beta chains of the haemoglobin contain different amino acids
Sickle Cell Anaemia
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In this condition, the beta chains of the haemoglobin are too short.
Thalassaemia
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When glucose levels are too high, _____ of haemoglobin can occur
Glycolation
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Each polypeptide chain has a h___

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There a 2 b___ globin chains

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There are 2 a___ globin chains

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