Answer to Question #60325 in Biochemistry for Sanjukta Ghosh

Question #60325
Why does Haemoglobin and not Haem transport O2?
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Expert's answer
2016-06-14T08:13:02-0400
Because Haem is the pigment and globin is protein. The hemoglobin molecule consists of four protein subunits, each of which connects the heme group with a divalent iron atom located at its center. In the lungs, each iron atom attaches one molecule of oxygen.

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