In article <5dmtq2$em0 at news.ox.ac.uk>,
patrick at gryphon.psych.ox.ac.uk (Patrick Juola) wrote:
::You're confusing the behavior of CO2 with the behavior of CO; CO2 doesn't
:displace oxygen from hemoglobin.
Do me a feavour and check out a physiology handbook. That is: CO2 DOES displace
O2 from heamoglobin, BUT carbonmonooxid does irreversibly bind to O2 binding
A man conducting a gee-whizz science show with fifty thousand dollars' worth of
Frankenstein equipment is not doing anything scientific if he knows beforehand
what the results of his efforts are going to be. A motorcycle mechanic, on the
other hand, who honks the horn to see if the battery works is informally
conducting a true scientific experiment.
Robert M. Pirsig
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Faculty of Medicine, Leiden University
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