high-affinity hemoglobin

high-affinity hemoglobin

abnormal hemoglobins showing left-shifted oxygen dissociation curves and associated familial erythrocytosis. Forty-three high-affinity hemoglobins have been described, including, Hb Chesapeake, Hb J Capetown, Hb Malmo, Hb Yakima, Hb Kemp, Hb Ypsi (Ypsilanti), Hb Hiroshima, Hb Rainier, and Hb Bethesda.
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Hemoglobin Great Lakes (beta 68 [E12] leucine replaced by histidine): a new high-affinity hemoglobin.
The possession of high-affinity hemoglobin by the juveniles would aid them in the acquisition of oxygen from this low-oxygen environment.

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