Definition of Myoglobin

1. Noun. A hemoprotein that receives oxygen from hemoglobin and stores it in the tissues until needed.

Generic synonyms: Haemoprotein, Hemoprotein
Terms within: Haem, Haemitin, Hematin, Heme, Protoheme



Definition of Myoglobin

1. Noun. (protein) A small globular protein, containing a heme group, that carries oxygen to muscles ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Myoglobin

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myoglobin

myofibres
myofibril
myofibrilla
myofibrillar
myofibrillary
myofibrils
myofibroblast
myofibroblasts
myofilament
myofilaments
myogen
myogenesis
myogenic
myogenin
myogens
myoglobin (current term)
myoglobins
myoglobinuria
myoglobinurias
myoglobinuric
myoglobulin
myoglobulins
myogram
myograms
myograph
myographic
myographical
myographies
myographs
myography

Literary usage of Myoglobin

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Ay transit time of myoglobin. Rabbit Myo 10. Renal venous blood flow 40 ml/min. ... IO' 20«IO' in other tissues studied, free myoglobin is therefore clearly ..."

2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Another common feature is, of course, the absence of myoglobin from the muscle. Nevertheless, only .in the white muscle condition studied in calves by ..."

3. Mineral Requirements for Military Personnel: Levels Needed for Cognitive And by Food and Nutrition Board, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (2006)
"Hemoglobin, myoglobin, and the cytochromes are key functional proteins ... Most of the remaining 15 percent is in the myoglobin of muscle tissue and in a ..."

4. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 800-1299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"A myoglobin immunological test system is a device that consists of the ... by immunochemical techniques the myoglobin (an oxygen ..."

5. Navy Seal Physical Fitness Guide edited by Patricia A. Deuster (1998)
"Its color is also reddish, a result of the myoglobin content. ... Their color is pale, and some consider it "white" because it lacks myoglobin. ..."

6. Mineral Tolerance of Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"The largest portion is found as a necessary component of the protein molecules hemoglobin and myoglobin. The major role of iron in both ..."

7. Health Consequences of Smoking: Cardiovascular Disease: A Report of the by DIANE Publishing Company, C. Everett Koop, M.D. (1995)
"It is noteworthy that carbon monoxide binds to muscle myoglobin as well as to hemoglobin and may exert tissue hypoxia by interfering with oxygen transport ..."

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