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Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (20): 3441–3446.
Published: 15 September 2004
...George A. Ordway; Daniel J. Garry SUMMARY Myoglobin is a cytoplasmic hemoprotein, expressed solely in cardiac myocytes and oxidative skeletal muscle fibers, that reversibly binds O 2 by its heme residue, a porphyrin ring:iron ion complex. Since the initial discovery of its structure over 40 years...