BIncreases in temperature eg during exercise

- shift the curve to the right.

- The shift to the right decreases the affinity of hemoglobin for 02 and facilitates the delivery of 02 to the tissues during this period of high demand.

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Figure 4-7. Changes in the hemoglobin-02 dissociation curve. Effects of Pco2, pH, temperature, 2,3-diphospho-glycerate (DPG), and fetal hemoglobin (hemoglobin F) on the hemoglobin-02 dissociation curve.

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Figure 4-7. Changes in the hemoglobin-02 dissociation curve. Effects of Pco2, pH, temperature, 2,3-diphospho-glycerate (DPG), and fetal hemoglobin (hemoglobin F) on the hemoglobin-02 dissociation curve.

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