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Role of distal histidine in myoglobin?

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1.) H-bond to O2 (g)
2.) forces carbon monoxide to bind at an angle
3.) acts as a proton scavenger prevents Fe+2--> Fe +3
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Can the body survive without myoglobin?

I suppose it cannot. Myoglobin is related to hemoglobin, but has a different oxygen affinity. It is present in your muscles, where it provides oxygen for aerobe glycolysis. Wi

Meaning of distal?

  In medical terms it would be furthest away from the centre/main part. i.e. the distal part of the finger would be the end of the finger.

What is the role of the Myoglobin?

Myoglobin is a monomeric heme protein found mainly in muscle tissue where it serves as an intracellular storage site for oxygen.

What is distal circulation?

Distal circulation refers to circulation that occurs at the  furthest point of the central core. This includes the arms and  legs.

What is the molecular weight of Myoglobin?

Answer     Myoglobin has a molecular weight of 17,183.8 amu. It also contains 154 amino acids.     For more info, see the related links.

What is the purpose of myoglobin in muscle cells?

Myoglobin's function is similar to that of hemoglobin, which carries oxygen in red blood cells to various tissues. Myoglobin has even higher affinity for oxygen than hemoglobi

What is the function of histidine?

ü Histidine is metabolized into the neurotransmitter histamine and the set of genes that produce the enzymes responsible for histidine synthesis.

What is a distal ureteral?

at the far end (distal) of the ureter (the tube through which one pees) the ureter is the tube between the kidney and the bladder.....the urethra is the tube that removes urin