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The Heme molecule, the component of hemoglobin that binds oxygen for transport to the cells and carbon dioxide from the cells by virtue of the iron ion in the center of the molecule. The heme group is shown surrounded by a portion of the hemoglobin protein.
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The Heme molecule, the component of hemoglobin that binds oxygen for transport to the cells and carbon dioxide from the cells by virtue of the iron ion in the center of the molecule. The heme group is shown surrounded by a portion of the hemoglobin protein.

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From gallery: Cell Biology
Photographer: Carol & Mike Werner
Source: Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
Date: 13 Jan 2010
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Credit: Carol & Mike Werner/Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
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