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Q75) Bicarbonate formed inside erythrocytes passes out into plasma while chloride of plasma pass into erythrocytes. the phenomenon is called ...[ Kerala 2003 ]

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Bicarbonate shift it is not recognized as process or shift, such shift take place during Chloride shift. Chloride shiftis a process which occurs in a cardiovascular system and refers to the exchange of bicarbonate (HCO3−) and chloride (Cl−) across the membrane Carbonation refers to two chemical processes involving the binding of carbon dioxide to substrates. Such as making soda water Hamburger phenomenon (chloride shift) It is the phenomenon of passing CI' into RBC and in return passing out of HCO3' into plasma from RBC. Its significance is to maintain ionic equilibrium.


Answer : (c)