Beyond just hemoglobin: Red blood cell potentiation of hemoglobin-oxygen unloading in fish.

@article{Brauner2017BeyondJH,
  title={Beyond just hemoglobin: Red blood cell potentiation of hemoglobin-oxygen unloading in fish.},
  author={Colin J Brauner and Till S. Harter},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={123 4},
  pages={
          935-941
        }
}
Teleosts comprise 95% of fish species, almost one-half of all vertebrate species, and represent one of the most successful adaptive radiation events among vertebrates. This is thought to be in part because of their unique oxygen (O2) transport system. In salmonids, recent in vitro and in vivo studies indicate that hemoglobin-oxygen (Hb-O2) unloading to tissues may be doubled or even tripled under some conditions without changes in perfusion. This is accomplished through the short circuiting of… Expand
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