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globin

 [glo´bin]
1. the protein constituent of hemoglobin.
2. any of a group of proteins similar to the typical globin.

glo·bin

(glō'bin),
The protein of hemoglobin; α-globin and β-globin represent the two types of chains found in adult hemoglobin.
Synonym(s): hematohiston

globin

/glo·bin/ (glo´bin)
1. the protein constituent of hemoglobin.
2. any of a group of proteins similar to the typical globin.

globin

(glō′bĭn)
n.
Any of a group of heme-containing proteins, including myoglobin and hemoglobin, that can bind oxygen and other gases.

globin

[glō′bin]
Etymology: L, globus, ball
a group of four protein molecules that become bound by the iron in heme molecules to form hemoglobin or myoglobin.

glo·bin

(glō'bin)
The protein of hemoglobin; α-globin and β-globin represent the two types of chains found in adult hemoglobin.
Synonym(s): hematohiston.

globin

A term for the collection of four polypeptides in the haemoglobin molecule.

Globin

One of the component protein molecules found in hemoglobin. Normal adult hemoglobin has a pair each of alpha-globin and beta-globin molecules.

glo·bin

(glō'bin)
The protein of hemoglobin; α-globin and β-globin represent the two types of chains found in adult hemoglobin.
Synonym(s): hematohiston.

globin

the protein constituent of hemoglobin; also, any member of a group of proteins similar to the typical globin.