Reference : Oxygen Transport Properties of Blood in Two Different Bovine Breeds
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Life sciences : Veterinary medicine & animal health
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/6772
Oxygen Transport Properties of Blood in Two Different Bovine Breeds
English
Gustin, Pascal mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Centre de Physiopathologie des Bovins Bruxelles > > >]
Clerbaux, T. [> > > >]
Willems, Evelyne [Université de Liège - ULg > Département des sciences cliniques > Hématologie >]
Lekeux, Pierre mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Centre de Physiopathologie des Bovins Bruxelles > > >]
Lomba, Fernand [> > > >]
Frans, A. [> > > >]
1988
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. A : Comparative Physiology
Elsevier Science
89
4
553-558
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
0300-9629
Oxford
United Kingdom
[en] 1. The whole oxygen dissociation curve of oxyhemoglobin has been determined in double-muscled cattle of the Belgian White Blue breed and in Friesian cattle of different body weight. 2. In calves, P50 values are low and DPG level is high (4-20 mumol/g Hb). 3. P50 values of 25 +/- 1.4 mm Hg (mean +/- SD) and a level of DPG less than 1.5 mumol/g Hb have been found in animals weighing more than 80 kg. 4. Effects of temperature and pH on the oxygen dissociation curve have been measured at all levels of saturation. The temperature coefficient (dlog P50/dT) and the Bohr effect expressed as dlog P50/dpH were 0.017 and -0.40, respectively. 5. Hematocrit, hemoglobin concentrations and oxygen capacity of hemoglobin have been measured. 6. No difference between both breeds has been observed. 7. These data can be used to correct measured values of oxygen tension for temperature and pH and to measure oxygen content of blood in cattle.
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