Hemoglobin and Oxygen Dissociation Curves on the MCAT

Hemoglobin is a critical protein to understand for the MCAT. Not only does it serve a critical function in supporting multi-cellular life, it also exhibits unique binding based on cooperativity. For the MCAT it is crucial to understand the nature of oxygen binding, and how various molecules will impact the oxygen dissociation curve.

I created this video series to help you understand the logic behind oxygen binding and curve shifts to help you apply this information to any tricky MCAT question.

Video 1 – Introduction to Hemoglobin and Red Blood Cells

hemoglobin and red blood cells MCAT tutorial video

Video 2¬†–¬†Oxyhemoglobin dissociation Curve R/L Shift Explained

oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve tutorial video

Additional videos to follow early July

 

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