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This differential pH gradient (lungs having a higher pH, tissues a lower pH) favors the unloading of oxygen in the peripheral tissues, and the loading of oxygen in the lung. Thus, the oxygen affinity of the hemoglobin molecule responds to small shifts in pH between the lungs and oxygen-consuming tissues, making hemoglobin a more efficient transporter of oxygen. 4 1:04 PM Page 31 II. Globular Hemeproteins 31 b. Mechanism of the Bohr effect: The Bohr effect reflects the fact that the deoxy form of hemoglobin has a greater affinity for protons than does oxyhemoglobin.
16 Organization of the globin gene families. Hb F α2γ2 Gγ Aγ α1 Two copies of the α-globin gene are designated α1 and α2. Each can provide α-globin chains that combine with β-globin chains. 4 1:04 PM Page 35 IV. Hemoglobinopathies 35 B. 16). There are an additional four β-globin-like genes: the ε gene (which, like the ζ gene, is expressed early in embryonic development), two γ genes (Gγ and Aγ that are expressed in Hb F), and the δ gene that codes for the globin chain found in the minor adult hemoglobin Hb A2.
7 Transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide by hemoglobin. Decrease in pH results in decreased oxygen affinity of hemoglobin and, therefore, a shift to the right in the oxygen dissociation curve. At lower pH, a greater pO2 is required to achieve any given oxygen saturation. 50 steep slope of the oxygen dissociation curve over the range of oxygen concentrations that occur between the lungs and the tissues permits hemoglobin to carry and deliver oxygen efficiently from sites of high to sites of low pO2.