Haemoglobins and Myoglobins
increasing the rate of delivery of O2 to the site of consumption, that is transporting O2, in the circulatory system and even within the cell;
counteracting fluctuations in the supply (for example, when an air-breathing animal dives or a marine organism is uncovered by the retreating tide) or demand (for example, during sudden muscular activity), by storing O2.
KeywordsEquilibrium Constant Salt Bridge Quaternary Structure Axial Ligand Porphyrin Ring
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