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. What specific protein carries oxygen from the lungs to other body tissues?

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Interpretation:

Interpret the specific protein carrying oxygen from lungs to body tissue.

Concept Introduction:

Hemoglobin is a proteiniceous structure present in blood. It consists of four subunits and every single unit contains a Fe atom linked to hem group.

It is a type of metalloprotein present in RBC (red blood cells) of the vertebrates and required for transportation of oxygen from lungs in the body.

Explanation

Hemoglobin helps in carrying oxygen and takes it to the tissues or other body parts. Hemoglobin is represented as Hb and present in blood...

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