Haemoglobin and myoglobin: co-operativity

  • Engelbert Buxbaum


Haemoglobin is the most abundant protein in mammals, an adult male contains about 1 kg of it, equivalent to 3.5 g iron, about 80% of the total iron in our body. Haemoglobin concentration in erythrocyte cytosol is 34% by weight.


Sickle Cell Anaemia Oxygen Partial Pressure Fetal Haemoglobin Oxygen Binding Free Haem 
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© Springer 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Engelbert Buxbaum
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  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryRoss University School of MedicineWest Indies

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