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(Science: chemistry) An oxide containing one atom of oxygen in each molecule; as, barium monoxide.

Origin: Mon- _ oxide.

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carbon dioxide and haemoglobin

I think you are refering to carbon monoxide not carbon dioxide.

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by JorgeLobo
Sun Jan 08, 2012 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: carbon dioxide and haemoglobin
Replies: 5
Views: 2227

Gas exchange

Read about Carbon monoxide poisoning, and that will help you figure out what is happening when there is no reversible binding...

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by canalon
Tue Oct 20, 2009 2:10 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Gas exchange
Replies: 6
Views: 2725

Change in distal his in hemoglobin

... directly related to this function. Furthermore, we have discussed the importance of the distal His (His64) in myoglobin with respects to carbon monoxide binding. Hemoglobin subunits also each have a distal His (His58 for α and His63 for β) that functions in precisely the same manner as in the ...

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by tntran
Fri Oct 16, 2009 3:09 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Change in distal his in hemoglobin
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Views: 2107

Smoking during pregnancy

If you're looking for a simple effect (so let's ignore the microtoxins released into the blood), just the ongoing presence of carbon monoxide will reduce oxygen availability to the embryo and fetus. I agree that the anti-smoking forces grossly overestimate the effects (which garners the ...

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by Darby
Fri Mar 13, 2009 12:34 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Smoking during pregnancy
Replies: 15
Views: 14735

Biochemistry help?

I have a problem related to both biology & chemistry: Carbon monoxide is willing to combine with hemoglobin more than oxygen. This is the reason why this gas suffocates us! I searched a lot, but I couldn't found anything about the most suffocating gas ...

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by Yasaman.herandy
Wed Sep 10, 2008 10:25 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Biochemistry help?
Replies: 3
Views: 5776
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