# HbO.Adair

Hemoglobin O2 saturation curve using Adair's 4-site equation.

Model number: 0031

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## Description

Hb-O2 saturation curves modeled using parameter values for successive site affinities at Hb's 4 sites and accounting for the cooperativity. (Adair, 1925). Solutions are steady-state, calculated algebraically. The program finds Hemoglobin saturation at a range of PO2s (mmHg). The Adair Equation is an empirical fit to data, and is good at high PO2s, as assessed by Roughton 1972,1973) and by Winslow(1977), and re-evaluated by Severinghaus.(1979). A comparison may be made between Adair's coeffs and others using SHbO2.opt where the default values are set equal to the Adair values, but then the d's and the e's may be optimized to fit the Severinghaus data curve of 1979.

## Equations

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## References

Adair GS: The hemoglobin system. VI. The oxygen dissociation curve of hemoglobin. J Biol Chem 63: 529-545, 1925. Hill AV: The possible effects of the aggregation of the molecules of haemoglobin on its dissociation curves. J Physiol 40: iv-vii, 1910 Hill R: Oxygen dissociation curves of muscle hemoglobin. Proc Roy Soc Lond B 120: 472-480, 1936. Roughton FJW, Deland EC, Kernohan JC, and Severinghaus JW: Some recent studies of the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve of human blood under physiological conditions and the fitting of the Adair equation to the standard curve. In: Oxygen Affinity of Hemoglobin and Red Cell Acid Base Status. Proceedings of the Alfred Benzon Symposium IV Held at the Premises of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen 17-22 May, 1971, edited by Rorth M and Astrup P. Copenhagen: Munksgaard, 1972, p. 73-81. Severinghaus JW: Simple, accurate equations for human blood O2 dissociation computations. J. Appl. Physiol. 46(3) 599-602, 1979. Winslow RM, Swenberg M-L, Berger RL, Shrager RI, Luzzana M, Samaja M,and Rossi-Bernardi L: Oxygen equilibrium curve of normal human blood and its evaluation by Adair's equation. J Biol Chem 252: 2331-2337, 1977.

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The National Simulation Resource, Director J. B. Bassingthwaighte, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195-5061.

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