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Answered 2015-10-16 06:51:58

Hemoglobin/haemoglobin (two different spellings of the same thing). It's a protein made up of four separate protein chains, each of which has a heme group, which has as its central feature a porphyrin ring containing an iron atom. This is what gives red blood cells their characteristic color (which is actually more of a dark purple than red when carbon dioxide is bound to the heme groups).

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Which vessel carries blood with the least carbon dioxide?

By definition arteries always carry blood away from the heart and veins carry it to the heart.Most arteries carry blood with the least amount of carbon dioxide. But there is an exception. The arteries that carry blood to the lungs is very high in carbon dioxide.

Which blood vessel carry carbon dioxide?

Veins are the primary blood vessels that carry carbon dioxide from the body tissues to the heart. From there, the blood is pumped to the lungs for gas exchange.

Which blood vessel does not carry any carbon dioxide?

which blood vessal does not carry any carbondioxide

What Veins in your body do not carry carbon dioxide?

"Pulmonary veins" donot carry carbon dioxide as they bring oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart.

What substance in blood carries oxygen?

Red blood cells in blood carry oxygen throughout the body. The actual chemical substance in red blood cells that carries oxygen is hemoglobin. Hemoglobin also carries carbon-dioxide when passed through capillarys, the part where the carbon dioxide is exchanged with the oxygen. capillaries are a cell thick for the lower blood presure.

Do red blood cells carry carbon dioxide?


Red blood cells carry?

Oxygen, carbon dioxide

How does your blood carry carbon dioxide and lactic acid?

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What caarries carbon dioxide from the body?

your red blood cells carry oxygen into your body and takes carbon dioxide out

Why does the veins contain more carbon dioxide than the artery?

The arteries carry blood from the heart and lungs where it is replenished with oxygen. The veins carry blood back with waste carbon dioxide.

Which substance is removed from the atmosphere when plants carry out photosynthesis?

CO2, carbon dioxide

Which substance is removed from the atmosphere so that plants can carry out photosynthesis?

Carbon dioxide

Can red blood cells carry carbon dioxide?

Yes, red blood cells bond reversibly with carbon dioxide in order to carry it from the cells back to the lungs in order to be excreted from the body.

Red blood cells carry oxygen from the lungs to the cells and then carry carbon dioxide back to the lungs to be exhaled?

Yes, except that most of the carbon dioxide is dissoved in the blood plasma. Circulatory A+

What does the red blood cells carry to the lungs?

The red blood cells carry carbon dioxide back to the lungs.

What is in red blood cells?

They do carry oxygen to the body and brain, and they also carry Carbon Dioxide back to the lungs so the lungs can exhale the Carbon Dioxide.

What does blood carry away from the body's cells?

Blood carries carbon dioxide out of cells.

Which substance transports oxygen food and water around the body?

The red blood cells carry oxygen and carbon dioxide while the plasma carries nutrients and electrolytes.

What are red blood cells responsible for?

Carry oxygen and carbon dioxide.

What gases does the blood carry around your body?

Oxygen and carbon dioxide.

What blood cell type takes carbon dioxide away?

Red blood cells, or erythrocytes, carry carbon dioxide away from the tissues to the lungs where it is exhaled.

Which part of the blood carries the most Carbon Dioxide?

The Veins carry de-oxygenated blood Haemoglobin, a chemical in red blood cells carries both carbon dioxide and oxygen.

What does the blood carry back to the lungs?

The blood carries carbon dioxide back to the lungs and oxygen out of it

Do arteries contain more oxygen or carbon dioxide than veins?

Arteries carry blood away from the heart and veins carry blood into the heart. Blood moving from the heart to the lungs through the pulmonary artery has less oxygen than blood moving from the lungs to the heart through the pulmonary vein, but most arteries carry oxygen-rich blood with little carbon dioxide, and most veins carry deoxygenated blood with carbon dioxide and other wastes.

Which gas does blood carry away from the cells of the body?

Carbon Dioxide - CO2