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Q89) Which statements are true/false?
(a) Blood transports CO2 comparatively easily because of its high solubility
(b) Approximately 8.9% of CO2 is transported dissolved plasma
(c) CO2 diffuses into blood, passes into RBCs and reacts with water to form H2CO3
(d) Oxyhaemoglobin of erythrocytes is basic
(e) Chloride ions diffuse from plasma into erythrocytes to maintain ionic balance

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‘b’ is false because approximately approximately 7% in the plasma.70% of carbon dioxide is transport as bicarbonates, 23% of carbon dioxide binds with hemoglobin as Hb-CO2
d is false because Oxyhaemoglobin is acidic
Answer : (a)