Human Llamas

A popular term for a person with a high-oxygen-affinity haemoglobin (Hb) variant—e.g., Hb Andrew-Minneapolis—who has a P50 of 17 mm Hg, and can thus maintain normal arterial O2 saturation at an altitude of 3,100 m
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