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Myoglobin

  1. Koichiro Ishimori

Published Online: 19 FEB 2002

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0000656

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How to Cite

Ishimori, K. 2002. Myoglobin. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2002

Abstract

Myoglobin is an oxygen-binding haem protein of vertebrate and invertebrate skeletal and cardiac muscle.

Keywords:

  • oxygen-binding haemoprotein;
  • iron protoporphyrin IX