Later Development, Develop. Physiol., Dr. D. Penney




Table 3.05 - Oxygen Carrying Capacity and Half-Saturation Oxygen Pressure of Various Animal Species' Bloods.

speciesO2 capacity
(ml O2/100ml blood)
P50
(mm Hg)
maternalfetalmaternalfetalmat. - fetal
sheep*1517341717
goat1312301911
guinea pig16163019 11
cow151231229
seal322829218
elephant201723176
camel151721165
rabbit151431274
human152226224
llama141921183
* hemoglobin (g/100ml): maternal, 10.2; fetal, 12.0. arterial PO2 (mm Hg): maternal, 95; fetal, 15.0. placental blood flow rate (ml/min): maternal = fetal, 350. capillary volume = 10 ml.


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