carboxymyoglobin

carboxymyoglobin

 [kahr-bok″se-mi´o-glo″bin]
a compound formed from myoglobin on exposure to carbon monoxide.

carboxymyoglobin

/car·boxy·myo·glo·bin/ (-mi″ah-glo´bin) a compound formed from myoglobin on exposure to carbon monoxide.

carboxymyoglobin

a compound formed from myoglobin on exposure to carbon monoxide.
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Carbon monoxide makes meat appear fresher than it actually is by reacting with the meat pigment myoglobin to create carboxymyoglobin, a bright red pigment that masks the natural aging and spoilage of meats.
Although it is possible that some of the effects detected with CO are due to the formation of carboxyhemoglobin in the blood and carboxymyoglobin in muscle, reported ambient concentrations are low (< 6 ppm).