Stuck on a problem? Get great tutoring at an affordable price with Chegg. Click here to join and get your 1st 30 minutes Free!

Haemrythrins

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Haemrythrins

Iron-containing, oxygen-binding proteins in some worms, with molecular weights approximately that of haemoglobin but differing from haemoglobin in that the molecules do not contain porphyrin groups. Oxygenated haemrythrins is oxyhemerythrin.

Origin: g. Haima, blood, _ g. Erythros, red, _ -in