Accession Number:

ADA266455

Title:

Hemoglobin

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

LETTERMAN ARMY INST OF RESEARCH PRESIDIO OF SAN FRANCISCO CA DIV OF BLOOD RESEARCH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-03-08

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

This is a review of hemoglobin structure and function. The role of hemoglobin as the red blood cell oxygen-transport protein is outlined. Structure is defined in terms of amino acid sequence, x-ray crystallographic structure, and subunit interaction. Function is described for reversible oxygen binding, carbon dioxide and protein mechanism.

Subject Categories:

  • Biochemistry
  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE