Carbon Monoxide Poisoning


Animations:




Cartoon 1. Normal oxygenation of the tetrameric (ie. 4 subunits) hemoglobin molecule. As it goes from (deoxy)hemoglobin to oxyhemoglobin the color changes from blue, as in venous blood, then to pink, as in arterial blood.

NEXT see how CO interfers with this process.



Return to Animations Index