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Any of a group of heme-containing proteins, including myoglobin and hemoglobin, that can bind oxygen and other gases.
[Back-formation from hemoglobin.]
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(Biochemistry) biochem the protein component of the pigments myoglobin and haemoglobin
[C19: from Latin globus ball, sphere + -in]
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the protein component of hemoglobin, made up of two isomeric chains.
[1875–80; < Latin glob(us) globe, sphere + -in1]
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|Noun||1.||globin - a colorless protein obtained by removing heme from hemoglobin; the oxygen carrying compound in red blood cells|
simple protein - a protein that yields only amino acids when hydrolyzed
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n. globina, proteína que constituye la hemoglobina.
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