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Post by eshi » Mon Sep 10, 2007 11:32 pm

In hemoglobin, how does the heme structure bind with the proteins making up the hemoglobin?

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Post by raghda » Mon Sep 10, 2007 11:58 pm

the iron ion (which forms with protoporphyrin Heam part) bind via the imidazole ring of a histidine of the globin part
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