3D model of the Myoglobin molecule — 360°
Myoglobin binds oxygen and other ligands in human and vertebrate skeletal muscles and myocardium. Myoglobin is a monomeric 153–154 amino-acid globular protein that contains iron-heme and has a molecular weight of approximately 17 kilodaltons .
In 1958, myoglobin was the first protein to have its spatial structure solved by crystallographic methods , and this protein is often used as a model for testing and developing new methods for studying the spatial structure and dynamics of biomolecules .
Date: Jan 19, 2012
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