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[gloh-bin] /ˈgloʊ bɪn/

noun, Biochemistry.
the protein component of hemoglobin, made up of alpha and beta chains.
(biochem) the protein component of the pigments myoglobin and haemoglobin

globin glo·bin (glō’bĭn)
The protein that is a constituent of hemoglobin. Also called hematohiston.


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