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The Respiratory Function of the Blood

  • Giles F. Filley
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 6)

Abstract

Study of the physiological mechanisms of oxygen transport makes particularly clear the distinction between the pressure of oxygen (or its chemical potential — an intensity factor) and the amount of oxygen (or, per unit volume, its concentration — a quantity factor). This distinction is more recognized in thermodynamics than in physiological chemistry; it is especially important in considering systems capable of dissociating (1,2,7).

Keywords

Intensity Factor Oxygen Transport Dissociation Curve Carbon Dioxide Pressure Bohr Effect 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Giles F. Filley
    • 1
  1. 1.Webb-Waring Institute for Medical ResearchUniversity of Colorado Medical CenterDenverUSA

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