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First published in 1925, this two-volume work deals with the blood's role in respiration. This second volume deals with haemoglobin as a chemical substance. The text is illustrated with diagrams and drawings relating to, among other things, haemoglobin's specificity, its manufacture in the body and how it is affected by temperature changes. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of medicine or in haematology.
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- Date Published: July 2014
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107415881
- length: 214 pages
- dimensions: 254 x 178 x 11 mm
- weight: 0.38kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
Preface to the first edition of The Respiratory Function of the Blood
Preface to Haemoglobin
5. The specificty of haemoglobin
6. Specific oxygen capacity
7. The manufacture of haemoglobin
8. The nature of haemoglobin solution
9. The molecular weight of haemoglobin
10. The dissociation curve of haemoglobin
11. The dissociation curve of haemoglobin (continued)
12. Theories of the union of oxygen with haemoglobin
13. The kinetics of oxyhaemoglobin in dilute solutions
14. The interaction of carbon monoxide with reduced haemoglobin
15. The interaction of carbon monoxide and oxygen with haemoglobin
16. The effect of temperature on haemoglobin
17. The biological significance of haemoglobin
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