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Carbon Dioxide Transport

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Gas Exchange

  1. Robert A. Klocke

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030410

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Klocke, R. A. 2011. Carbon Dioxide Transport. Comprehensive Physiology. 173–197.

Author Information

  1. Departments of Medicine and Physiology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Carbon Dioxide Content of Blood
    • 1.1
      Dissolved CO2
    • 1.2
      Bicarbonate Ion
    • 1.3
      Carbamate Compounds
  • 2
    Carbon Dioxide Dissociation Curve
    • 2.1
      Buffering of CO2
    • 2.2
      Distribution of CO2 Content Between Cells and Plasma
    • 2.3
      Haldane Effect
    • 2.4
      Relative Contributions to CO2 Exchange
  • 3
    Time-Dependent Factors in CO2 Exchange
    • 3.1
      Diffusion of CO2
    • 3.2
      Dehydration of Carbonic Acid
    • 3.3
      Bicarbonate-Chloride Exchange
    • 3.4
      Interaction of CO2 and O2 Exchange
    • 3.5
      Models of Gas Exchange