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Seven - Myoglobin & Hemoglobin

Seven - Myoglobin & Hemoglobin - Myoglobin has...

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Illustrates important concepts a) b) importance of noncovalent interactions i. reversible binding of a ligang to a protein c) buffering capacity Hemoglobin functions as a buffer in blood The better the crystal the better the resolution the better the defraction pattern. Myoglobin stores oxygen in muscle and only release under extreme conditions
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Unformatted text preview: Myoglobin has tertiary structure Hemoglobin is quaternary structure In addition to oxygen, hemoglobin bind to carbon dioxide and H+ This helps with buffering capacity Heme = very planar and very hydrophobic Oxygen bonding causes disruption in noncovalent interactions...
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