Substances in Blood Plasma
constitutes about 92% of plasma; absorbs, transports, and releases heat
constitute 7% of plasma; responsible for colloid osmotic pressure. transports hormones (steroids), fatty acids, and calcium. also helps regulate blood pH
protein in blood; maintains the proper amount of water in the blood
immuno______ helps attack viruses and bacteria. alpha and beta _______ transports iron, lipids and fat soluble vitamins in blood
plays a role in blood clotting
helps to maintain osmotic pressure and essential roles in cell functions
roles in cell function, growth, and development
O₂ has a role in cellular function; CO₂ is involved in the regulation of blood pH, and N₂ has no known function. What are these?
enzymes catalyze chemical reactions. hormones regulate metabolism, growth and development. vitamins are cofactors for enzymatic reactions. What are these?
many are breakdowns of protein metabolism that are carried by blood to organs of excretion
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Chapter 2: DNA, RNA, and Proteins: Heredity at the Molecular Level
Chapter 12: Multifactorial Inheritance and Common Diseases
Chapter 7: How Does the Body Maintain Fluid Balance
Chapter 7: What are Fluids and Why Do We Need Water and Electrolytes?
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
BIO 216 - Exercise 22 (Heart)
BIO 216 - Exercise 23 (Blood Vessels)
BIO 216 - Exercise 24 (Lymphatic System)