Complete Definition of "heme"


English

Alternative spellings
haem (British)

Noun
heme (uncountable)

  1. The component of hemoglobin responsible for binding oxygen, consists of an iron ion that binds oxygen and a porphyrin ring that binds the globin molecules; one molecule binds one molecule of oxygen.

See also
hemoglobin
bilirubin
red blood cell
w:Haem|Wikipedia article on heme

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Spanish

Phrase
heme

  1. here I am

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