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In this thread feel free to post any cool facts or concepts you think that are very vague or might have just been briefly mentioned in prep books that could possible appear on the MCAT!

Ill start!

73% of CO2 is carried in the blood as H+ and HCO3-
20% of CO2 is carried on hemoglobin as carbamino hemoglobin
7% of CO2 is dissolved in the blood, its more soluable then O2
 
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ADH and Oxytocin are made in the hypothalamus, but stored and released in the posterior pituitary
 

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flow rate into capillaries is controlled by smooth muscle contraction/relaxation of the arterioles