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A red protein containing heme that carries and stores oxygen in muscle cells. It is structurally similar to a subunit of hemoglobin.
- ‘The key, she believes, may be the iron content of the blood and muscle proteins hemoglobin and myoglobin.’
- ‘The blood protein hemoglobin and its relative, myoglobin, carry and store life-giving oxygen in many animals.’
- ‘The tertiary structure of myoglobin is that of a typical water soluble globular protein.’
- ‘The heme of another protein, myoglobin, carries oxygen within muscle cells.’
- ‘Harbor seals have muscles rich in myoglobin, an oxygen carrying molecule.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.