oxyhaemoglobin


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

oxyhaemoglobin

(ˌɒksɪˌhiːməʊˈɡləʊbɪn; -ˌhɛm-) or

oxyhemoglobin

n
(Biochemistry) biochem the bright red product formed when oxygen from the lungs combines with haemoglobin in the blood
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oxyhaemoglobin - the bright red hemoglobin that is a combination of hemoglobin and oxygen from the lungs; "oxyhemoglobin transports oxygen to the cells of the body"
haemoglobin, Hb, hemoglobin - a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color; function primarily to transport oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues; "fish have simpler hemoglobin than mammals"
References in periodicals archive ?
The other chromophores of the skin are oxyhaemoglobin, reduced haemoglobin and carotene.
Haemoglobin binds with oxygen to form oxyhaemoglobin, a compound that gives oxygenated blood its bright red colour.
The spectrum of fundus (1) corresponds to the diffusion of blood, oxyhaemoglobin being the largest factor.
Determination of cerebrospinal fluid bilirubin and oxyhaemoglobin is important for the identification of spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage in CT-scan-negative patients [125].
The days following general anaesthesia are characterised by disturbances in the rapid eye movement (REM) phases of sleep (Dette et al 2013, Rosenberg et al 1994; Knill et al 1990), resulting in longer apnoeic episodes and more frequent oxyhaemoglobin desaturation (Findley et al 1985).
Interactions of Porphyromonas gingivalis with oxyhaemoglobin and deoxyhaemoglobin.
NADH is required for reduction of methaemoglobin to oxyhaemoglobin where as NADPH is necessary for regeneration of reduced glutathione (GSH) from its oxidized (GSSG) form (Ogawa et al.
In its fully oxygenated state it is referred to as oxyhaemoglobin (Hb[O.
The Lovibond comparator was used to assay Haemoglobin (Hb) level in whole blood after conversion of Hb to oxyhaemoglobin by ammonia [18].
Direct measurements may be also interfered by opalescence that results from the serum dilution or at the presence of oxyhaemoglobin in the neonatal serum, which is often hemolytic and absorbs light at the wavelength of 455nm.
Therefore, changes in the combined concentrations of oxyhaemoglobin and oxymyoglobin in the region of interest (termed, for convenience, [DELTA][Hb[O.
The pathophysiology of neurological dysfunction is not certain but it has been suggested that the physiological effects of HP, such as increased oxyhaemoglobin affinity and haemolytic anaemia, could lead to tissue hypoxia to altered tissue function (9).