While visiting your family, you come down with a severe case of stomach flu. You begin vomiting and continue vomiting for more than a day, unable to keep any food or fluids down. How would you expect your condition to affect your blood pH and why would this change occur? How would it affect your urine pH and why would this change occur? What would occur to your breathing rate. and why would this occur?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 5:42 pm ad1c9bdddf
In addition to the dehydration associated with vomiting one must realize what electrolytes / ions are being lost. With repeating vomiting, a lot of what comes up is stomach acid - HCl.
<br>Therefore, when you lose a lot of ...
Vomit can affect the body in various ways that are examined in this solution.
Respiratory Physiology, Myoglobin & Hemoglobin Structure
Hemoglobin & Transport of O2 & CO2
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1. Define the following: prosthetic group, fractional saturation, allosterism, cooperativity, Bohr effect, isohydric carriage, respiratory acidosis & alkalosis, metabolic acidosis & alkalosis. Please provide examples.
2. Describe the interactions (e.g., H-bonding) that are involved in the tight binding of heme to apomyoglobin?
3. Describe Myoglobin's structure (include comments on its primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary structure).
4. What are the major similarities and differences in structure and properties between myoglobin and hemoglobin? Provide descriptions.
5. What are the structural & functional aspects of the effect of H+ on the O2 binding of hemoglobin? Include any pKa differences, at least one example of a specific functional group involved, etc. What are the consequences of this binding? How does it effect the body in the lungs and in the periphery?View Full Posting Details