what is haemoglobin?

what is haemoglobin?

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Isuma ayodeji
4 days ago
it is a red protein responsible for transporting oxygen in the blood of vertebrates. Its molecule comprises four subunits, each containing an iron atom bound to a haem group.
Dinma
4 days ago
Hemoglobin or haemoglobin + -o- + globulin, abbreviated Hb or Hgb, is the iron-containing oxygen-transport metalloprotein in the red blood cells of almost all vertebrates as well as the tissues of some invertebrates. Hemoglobin in blood carries oxygen from the lungs or gills to the rest of the body.
Aliyu
4 days ago
a red protein responsible for transporting oxygen in the blood of vertebrates. Its molecule comprises four subunits, each containing an iron atom bound to a haem group.

Hemoglobin and Functions of Iron. Iron is an essential element for blood production. ... Hemoglobin is essential for transferring oxygen in your blood from the lungs to the tissues. Myoglobin, in muscle cells, accepts, stores, transports and releases oxygen.
isaaq
4 days ago
Hemoglobin (American English) or
haemoglobin (British English) (Greek αἷμα (haîma, “blood”) + -in) + -o- + globulin (from Latin globus (“ball, sphere”) + -in) ( / ˈhiːmə
ˌɡloʊbɪn, ˈhɛ-, - moʊ-/, abbreviated Hb or Hgb, is the iron -containing oxygen -transport
metalloprotein in the red blood cells (erythrocytes) of almost all vertebrates[4] (the exception being the fish family
Channichthyidae as well as the tissues of some invertebrates .
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