Human Biology, 14 Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
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Chapter 10 - Assess - Page 216: 13


13. d. Carboxyhemoglobin ( carbaminohemoglobin)

Work Step by Step

The compound formed by carbon dioxide and hemoglobin is carbaminohemoglobin--not carboxyhemoglobin. Carboxyhemoglobin is the compound formed by hemoglobin and carbon monoxide-- this prevents the binding of oxygen to hemoglobin.
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