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Molecular Modelling Analysis of the Haemoglobins of the Antarctic Bird Catharacta maccormicki: the Hypothesis of a Second Phosphate Binding Site

  • A. Riccio
  • M. Tamburrini
  • B. Giardina
  • G. Di Prisco

Abstract

Antarctic organisms are exposed to very low temperatures. Thus, in order to face extreme life conditions, suitable mechanisms of cold adaptation have been developed, involving physiological and biochemical processes [[1]].

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Oxygen Affinity Organic Phosphate Emperor Penguin Camelus Dromedarius South Polar Skua 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Riccio
    • 1
  • M. Tamburrini
    • 1
  • B. Giardina
    • 2
  • G. Di Prisco
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Protein Biochemistry and EnzymologyCNRNaplesItaly
  2. 2.Institute of Chemistry and Clinical Chemistry, Faculty of MedicineCatholic University “Sacro Cuore”RomeItaly

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