Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is an electrolyte that helps regulate the body’s acid-base balance. Abnormal levels of CO2 may indicate respiratory or metabolic problems.

iollo markers that associate with Carbon Dioxide


Alanine is metabolized to pyruvate which can be converted to lactate, contributing to lactic acidosis and increased CO2 levels during anaerobic metabolism.

Lactic acid

Lactic acid levels increase during anaerobic metabolism, leading to lactic acidosis which decreases blood pH and increases dissolved CO2 levels.

Succinic acid

Succinic acid is an intermediate in the citric acid cycle. Disruption of aerobic cellular respiration can lead to buildup of succinic acid, contributing to metabolic acidosis and increased CO2.