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Noun: globin  glow-bin
  1. A colourless protein obtained by removing heme from haemoglobin; the oxygen carrying compound in red blood cells
    - hematohiston [N. Amer], haematohiston [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: globins

Type of: simple protein

Part of: haemoglobin [Brit, Cdn], Hb, hemoglobin [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Globin