globin

[gloh-bin]
noun Biochemistry.
the protein component of hemoglobin, made up of alpha and beta chains.

Origin:
1875–80; < Latin glob(us) globe, sphere + -in2

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globin (ˈɡləʊbɪn)
 
n
biochem the protein component of the pigments myoglobin and haemoglobin
 
[C19: from Latin globus ball, sphere + -in]

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globin glo·bin (glō'bĭn)
n.
The protein that is a constituent of hemoglobin. Also called hematohiston.

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Instead, it combines with the nterminal groups on the four globin chains.
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