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Categories: Articles with short description, Iron complexes, Porphyrins, Articles without KEGG source, Iron(Ⅱ) compounds
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heme  haem  hematin  haemitin  protoheme
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A complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds WordNet 3.0
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A complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Heme, or haem, is a precursor to hemoglobin, which is necessary to bind oxygen in the bloodstream. Wikipedia
class of metal complexes of ferrous ion and porphyrin; component of hemoglobin and some other biologically important hemoproteins Wikidata
The component of hemoglobin (and other hemoproteins) responsible for binding oxygen. It consists of an iron ion that binds oxygen and a porphyrin ring that binds the globin molecules; one molecule binds one molecule of oxygen. Wiktionary
Component of hemoglobin. Wiktionary (translation)
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