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 Form 2 Biology transport in animals questions and answers

Explain why it is not advisable to be in a poorly ventilated room with a burning charcoal stove.

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- Charcoal in limited supply of air produces (ii) oxide, which combines with haemoglobin forming Carboxylhaemoglobin which is a stable
compound and does not dissociate easily, reducing capacity of the haemoglobin to carry oxygen leading to suffocation hence death