Haemoglobin A-Level Biology

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Quaternary
More than one polypeptide chain
Haemoglobin
Protein for oxygen transport
Associates
At the exchange surface haemoglobin readily ________________ with oxygen
Dissociates
At the respiring tissues haemoglobin readily ________________ with oxygen
High affinity
When Haemoglobin associates more readily at lower pO2
Low affinity
When Haemoglobin dissociates more readily at higher pO2
Partial pressure
A measure of the concentration of a gas such as oxygen
Plasma
Blood is mostly made up of....
Iron
Haemoglobin contains which metal?
Sigmoidal
Oxygen dissociation curves generally have this shape
Llama
Animal thats haemoglobin has a high affinity for oxygen
High oxygen consumption
Animals with a large surface area to volume ration also have a .....
Mouse
Animal that has haemoglobin with a low affinity for oxygen
Sequence of bases
Determines the sequence of amino acids in the haemoglobin
Primary structure
The sequence of amino acids is known as the.......
Hydrogen bonds
The secondary structure of a protein is held together by....
Globular
Haemoglobin has this tertiary structure
8
Number of oxygen atoms carried by each haemoglobin molecule
4
Number of polypeptide chains in haemoglobin
Oxyhaemoglobin
When haemoglobin binds to oxygen
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