Accession Number:

AD0676325

Title:

CARBONIC ANHYDRASE ANALYSES OF THE BLOOD OF SUBJECTS EXPOSED TO A HELIUM-OXYGEN ENVIRONMENT AT SEVEN ATMOSPHERES PRESSURE

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SUBMARINE MEDICAL CENTER GROTON CT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

The carbon dioxide hydrating ability of erythrocytes measured as carbonic anhydrase activity and the qualitative pattern of the isozymes of this enzyme group were studied in men exposed to a helium-oxygen environment at seven atmospheres pressure. No alteration in the enzyme or its activity of apparent physiological significance was detected.

Subject Categories:

  • Biochemistry
  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE