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Carbonic anhydrase catalyzes the formation of carbaminohemoglobin. True False

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Carbonic anhydrase catalyzes the formation of carbaminohemoglobin.

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Hemoglobin:

It is an iron-containing metalloprotein that stays in the cytoplasm of red blood cells and gives the characteristic red color. Hemoglobins in blood transport oxygen as well as carbon dioxide. It transports oxygen in oxyhemoglobin form and carries carbon dioxide in carbaminohemoglobin form.

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Carbonic anhydrase catalyzes the formation of carbaminohemoglobin -- FALSE

  • Carbonic anhydrase is an enzyme that can be found in red blood cells,...

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Carbon Dioxide Transport in the Blood

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Chapter 13 / Lesson 4
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While carbon dioxide is a metabolic waste product, it plays some important physiological roles as well. This lesson describes how carbon dioxide is transported in our blood, how carbon dioxide is converted into a pH buffer, and how carbon dioxide helps with oxygen transport.


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