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myoglobin

Saltos de línea: myo|glo¦bin
Pronunciación: /ˌmʌɪə(ʊ)ˈɡləʊbɪn
 
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Definición de myoglobin en inglés:

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[mass noun] Biochemistry
A red protein containing haem, which carries and stores oxygen in muscle cells. It is structurally similar to a subunit of haemoglobin.
Example sentences
  • The heme of another protein, myoglobin, carries oxygen within muscle cells.
  • The key, she believes, may be the iron content of the blood and muscle proteins hemoglobin and myoglobin.
  • The blood protein hemoglobin and its relative, myoglobin, carry and store life-giving oxygen in many animals.

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