HyperDic: globin

English > 1 sense of the word globin:
NOUNsubstanceglobin, hematohiston, haematohistona colorless protein obtained by removing heme from hemoglobin
English > globin: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA colorless protein obtained by removing heme from hemoglobin; the oxygen carrying compound in red blood cells.
Synonymshematohiston, haematohiston
Broadersimple proteinA protein that yields only amino acids when hydrolyzed
Substance ofhemoglobin, haemoglobin, HbA hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color
Spanishglobina, haematohiston, hematohiston
Catalanglobina, haematohiston, hematohiston

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