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Oxygen Bonding in Haemoglobin

Naturevolume 214pages462466 (1967) | Download Citation

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The binding of oxygen molecules to the iron atom In haemoglobin molecules is not fully understood. Nuclear magnetic resonance of bovine oxyhaemoglobin incorporating oxygen-17 can throw some light on the problem.

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  1. S. MARIČIĆ: Visiting scientist, under the Career Investigatorship Programme of the American Heart Association.

  2. D. E. SUNKO: On Sabbatical leave at the Chemistry Department, University of California, Los Angeles.

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  1. The University Institute of Biology, Zagreb, Yugoslavia

    • S. MARIČIĆ
  2. the Johnson Research Foundation, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    • S. MARIČIĆ
  3. The Johnson Research Foundation, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    • J. S. LEIGH jun.
  4. Institute “Rudjer Bošković”, Zagreb, Yugoslavia

    • D. E. SUNKO

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