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Bohr effect

Bohr effect

(Science: physiology) decrease in oxygen affinity of haemoglobin when ph decreases or concentration of carbon dioxide increases.


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question regarding the Bohr effect and Haldane effect

according to the haldane effect ( "Principles of Animal Physiology" Chistopher D. Moyes) "Oxygenated ... and increasing the amount of CO_2 that can be carried." according to the Bohr effect (...) In Bohr effect, a decrease in PH or increase in Pco_2 reduces the oxygen ...

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by Thonzo
Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:29 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: question regarding the Bohr effect and Haldane effect
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Bohr effect and Root effect

... ions bind to hemoglobin which either decreases its affinity for O2 (the Bohr effect) or it decreased the O2 carrying capacity (the root effect). What particular processes ...

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by Thonzo
Sun Mar 27, 2011 5:34 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Bohr effect and Root effect
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Biochemistry/ Proteins & Amino Acids

... For an amino acid residue in Hb to act as a proton binding site in the Bohr effect, a) it needs to have a pKa value that is within the blood pH range and the pKa value ...

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by SimplyMe
Tue Feb 23, 2010 8:32 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biochemistry/ Proteins & Amino Acids
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PaCO2 levels dnt rise as fast as PaO2 levels fall...

... plasma and H+ readily taken up by heamoglobin in the red blood cell...bohr effect bla bla) +CO2 combines with the protein part of haemoglobin. only a small part (5%) ...

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by favorina
Fri Jan 30, 2009 7:14 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: PaCO2 levels dnt rise as fast as PaO2 levels fall...
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PaCO2 levels dnt rise as fast as PaO2 levels fall...

... Am I in the right direction at all??? And then I think of the Bohr effect...

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by phuturephysician
Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:57 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: PaCO2 levels dnt rise as fast as PaO2 levels fall...
Replies: 2
Views: 5616
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