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Blood Oxygen Transport

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Gas Exchange

  1. Rosemarie Baumann1,
  2. Heinz Bartels1,
  3. Christian Bauer2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030409

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Baumann, R., Bartels, H. and Bauer, C. 2011. Blood Oxygen Transport. Comprehensive Physiology. 147–172.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Zentrum Physiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Federal Republic of Germany

  2. 2

    Institut für Physiologie, Universität Regensburg, Regensburg, Federal Republic of Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Anatomy of the Hemoglobin Molecule
  • 2
    Molecular Basis for Cooperative Oxygen Binding
  • 3
    Allosteric Modification of Oxygen Binding
    • 3.1
      Protons
    • 3.2
      Organic Phosphates
    • 3.3
      Interaction Between Hemoglobin and Carbon Dioxide
  • 4
    Oxygen-Hemoglobin Equilibrium Curve
    • 4.1
      General Aspects
    • 4.2
      Methodological Aspects
  • 5
    Oxygen Transport of Hemoglobin During Development
    • 5.1
      Embryonic Period
    • 5.2
      Fetal Period
    • 5.3
      Postnatal Period
  • 6
    Effects of Hypoxic Hypoxia
    • 6.1
      Animals Residing at High Altitude
    • 6.2
      Natives at High Altitude
    • 6.3
      Sojourners at High Altitude
  • 7
    Kinetics of Oxygen Binding and Dissociation
    • 7.1
      Combination and Dissociation Velocity of the First and Last Oxygen-Binding Step
    • 7.2
      Overall Rates of Oxygen Association and Dissociation in Hemoglobin Solutions
    • 7.3
      Comparison of Oxygen Combination and Dissociation Velocity in Hemoglobin Solutions and Red Blood Cells
  • 8
    Pathological Hemoglobins
    • 8.1
      Hemoglobins With Altered Oxygen Affinity