The oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve is an important yet somewhat tricky topic when it comes to MCAT prep. Instead of memorizing the sigmoidal curve shape, and the molecules which cause a right or left shift, it’s important that you take the time to understand WHY the curve would shift one way or the other, and WHAT is the reasoning/logic behind each shift.
This video will help you break it down.
(Watch this video on YouTube. Video transcript coming soon)
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