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Experimental Results on Gas-Blood CO2 Equilibrium in Lungs

  • J. Piiper
  • M. Meyer
  • P. Scheid
Conference paper
Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)

Abstract

Three experimental studies were undertaken in our laboratory with the aim of reproducing and checking previous experimental findings which had indicated that blood-gas CO2 equilibration in lungs led to a condition in which \({{\text{P}}_{C{O_2}}}\) in alveolar gas was higher than in blood.

Keywords

Carbon Dioxide Steady State Condition Unexpected Result Single Element Directional Error 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Piiper
  • M. Meyer
  • P. Scheid
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung PhysiologieMax-Planck-Institut für experimentelle Medizin34 GöttingenGermany

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