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    NO release by red blood cells

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    Hemoglobin moving to the tissues will release NO in response to entering areas with:

    A) Low oxygen
    B) Low carbon dioxide
    C) High oxygen
    D) High carbon dioxide
    E) None of the above

    I'm pondering either (D) or (A) as the correct answer, please tell me which one is right answer and WHY.

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    Hemoglobin releases NO in response to hypoxic (low oxygen conditions) to promote vasodilation. In other words, low oxygen levels ...

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