Respiratory Pigment in Blood of Pteropus Contain

(A) Cytochrome

(B) Haemocyanin

(C) Haemoglobin

(D) Hemerythrin

The Correct Answer is (C) Haemoglobin.


Respiratory pigments are the pigments that increase the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood. It also functions in the exchange of gases. In the vertebrates, the respiratory pigment is found in the erythrocytes in the blood.

Haemoglobin is a red coloured, iron-containing pigment present in the blood of many animals, including human beings. Haemoglobin functions by transporting oxygen and carbon dioxide to the cells, tissues, and organs in the blood.

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