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Q19. Identify the wrong statement with reference to transport of oxygen
3. Higher H+ conc. in alveoli favours the formation of oxyhaemoglobin
Haemoglobin is a red coloured iron containing pigment present in the RBCs. O2 can bind with haemoglobin in a reversible manner to form oxyhaemoglobin.
Each haemoglobin molecule can carry a maximum of four molecules of O2.
Binding of oxygen with haemoglobin is primarily related to partial pressure of O2. Partial pressure of CO2, hydrogen ion concentration and temperature are the other factors which can interferewith this binding.