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Red blood cells (RBCs), also called erythrocytes, are the most common type of blood cell and ... Having oxygen-carrying proteins inside specialized cells (as opposed to oxygen carriers being dissolved in body fluid) was an important step in ...

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In the capillaries, the oxygen is released to be used by the cells of the body. Ninety-seven percent of the oxygen that is carried by the blood from the lungs is ...

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When we breathe in oxygen, the red blood cells transport it around to every cell in ... Red blood cells are able to carry oxygen so efficiently because of a special ...

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A cell that carries oxygen to all parts of the body. ... dioxide produced during metabolism is carried back to the lungs by the blood, where it is then exhaled. Blood ...

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A decrease in the oxygen-carrying ability of hemoglobin is observed with an ... The protein inside red blood cells (a) that carries oxygen to cells and carbon ...

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Blood and Oxygen - Types of Blood Vessels. Three types of blood vessels carry blood from your lungs to every cell in your body. Arteries - Arteries have ...

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iron-containing substance in red blood cells that transports oxygen from the lungs ... Unlike hemoglobin, hemolymph is not carried in blood cells, but floats free in ...

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Red blood cells play an important role in your health by carrying fresh oxygen throughout the body. Illustration of blood components. Red blood cells are round  ...

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The hemoglobin molecule in red blood cells is what the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science ... (How does hemoglobin carry oxygen?).