NEET Sample Paper NEET Sample Test Paper-14

  • question_answer The process of migration of chloride ions from plasma to RBC and of carbonate ions from RBC to plasma is

    A)  Chloride shift             

    B)  Ionic shift

    C)  Atomic shift               

    D)  \[\text{N}{{\text{a}}^{\text{+}}}\]pump

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    During the transport of \[C{{O}_{2}}\]through the blood, bi- carbonate ions diffuse out of RBC's while chloride ions from the plasma enter the RBC's to maintain ionic equilibrium. This is called chloride shift.


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