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A tale of two globins: hemoglobin and myoglobin and oxygen transport

By Alice Tarun

St. Lawrence University

Hemoglobin and myoglobin are two related proteins important in oxygen binding and transport to cells. However, unlike myoglobin, hemoglobin exhibits positive cooperativity in oxygen binding. Oxygen saturation curves and cooperative binding by...

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Version 1.0 - published on 13 Jun 2020 doi:10.25334/1X7A-AY06 - cite this

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Modified PowerPoint Slides for a lecture discussion and clicker case study on cooperative binding and oxygen saturation curves for hemoglobin and myoglobin


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The PowerPoint slides were modified from the teaching slides for Chapter 13.2 of Integrating Concepts in Biology to focus on the role of hemoglobin and myoglobin in binding and transporting oxygen in a case study format.


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