Myoglobin?  [ENDORSED]

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Postby Gisela F Ramirez 2H » Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:55 am

How many 02 molecules can myoglobin bind and why?

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Re: Myoglobin?  [ENDORSED]

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:27 am

Myoglobin can only bind to one oxygen molecule, while Hemoglobin can bind to 4. This is because there is only one heme in myoglobin while hemoglobin has four.

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