Molecular Weight: 64.5 K

Packaging size: 500 g

SKU 091004817
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Hemoglobin is the major component of erythrocytes, and is responsible for the red color. Its normal concentration in erythrocytes is approximately 34%. It is the most important respiratory protein of vertebrates by virtue of its ability to transport oxygen to tissues and carries carbon dioxide away from the tissues. Anomalous globins in which various amino acids have been substitued with others, or in which certain amino acids are missing entirely from the normal sequence, comprise 153 abnormal hemoglobin configurations. Sickle cell anemia is one such configuration. In sickle cell hemoglobin, a valine residue has replaced the glutamic acid residue at position 6 in the b-chain of normal hemoglobin; the a-chain is normal.

SKU 091004817
Base Catalog Number 1004817
Isoelectric Point 6,8
Molecular Weight 64.5 K
Pack Size 500 g
Physical Appearance Dark Brown Powder
Protein or Enzyme Type Plasma Blood Proteins
Storage and Handling Store at 2-8°C.