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Facilitated Diffusion of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Gas Exchange

  1. Ferdinand Kreuzer,
  2. Louis Hoofd

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030406

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Kreuzer, F. and Hoofd, L. 2011. Facilitated Diffusion of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide. Comprehensive Physiology. 89–111.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Facilitated Diffusion of O2
    • 1.1
      Experimental Basis
    • 1.2
      Molecular Mechanism
    • 1.3
      Quantitative Interpretation
    • 1.4
      Diffusion Coefficients of O2 and Hemoglobin
    • 1.5
      Facilitated Diffusion of CO
    • 1.6
      Facilitated O2 Diffusion in Non-Steady-State Oxygenation
    • 1.7
      Physiological Significance of Facilitated O2 Diffusion
  • 2
    Facilitated Diffusion of CO2
    • 2.1
      Theory
    • 2.2
      Experimental Studies
    • 2.3
      Physiological Significance