R-Structure: Definition & Explanation


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What does the 'R' in R-structure refer to?

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1. In which structure can hemoglobin attach to more oxygen?

2. How does oxygen bind to hemoglobin easier in the lungs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The practice questions on this quiz and worksheet combo center on the definition and function of R-structure in hemoglobin. You will be tested on what the R stands for, which structure allows the hemoglobin to absorb more oxygen, how oxygen bonds in the lungs, and other related facts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • Meaning of R in R-structure
  • Structural state that allows oxygen to attach
  • How oxygen bonds to hemoglobin easily in the lungs
  • Where the oxygen bond occurs on the hemoglobin unit

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of hemoglobin to identify the structure that allows more oxygen to attach
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information about how and where oxygen binds readily to hemoglobin in the lungs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the R means in R-structure

Additional Learning

Study the lesson titled R-Structure Definition & Explanation to find out more. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Name another gas that can attach to hemoglobin
  • Discuss the functions of hemoglobin
  • Identify the structures that involve oxygen attachment in hemoglobin