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Bohr effect

(bōr)

[Christian Bohr, Danish physiologist, 1855-1911]
The effect of an acid environment on hemoglobin; hydrogen ions alter the structure of hemoglobin and increase the release of oxygen. It is esp. important in active tissues producing carbon dioxide and lactic acid.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Bohr Effect." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736991/all/Bohr_effect.
Bohr effect. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736991/all/Bohr_effect. Accessed May 25, 2019.
Bohr effect. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736991/all/Bohr_effect
Bohr Effect [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 25]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736991/all/Bohr_effect.
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