RFC #16

RFC #16 - binds oxygen and transports it to the...

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ESS-3 Health and Nutrition Professor Art Gilbert Spring ‘09 Ready for Class #16 1. What is hemoglobin and myoglobin? Hemoglobin is an iron, containing protein, in the red blood cells that binds oxygen and transport it to the cells. Myoglobin is an iron, containing protein, in the muscles that
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Unformatted text preview: binds oxygen and transports it to the mitochondria. 2. What is goiter, and what mineral is it associated with? A goiter is an enlarged thyroid gland, which is caused by the deficiency of the mineral iodine....
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