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Heme must be in the _________ state to bind to O2

1. Ferrous state (Fe2+)
-Oxygen binds to hemoglobin as function of its relatively affinity for hb (deoxyhemoglobin)
-the affinity of O2 for Hb is influenced by a number of factors