Structural Characteristics and Electronic States of Hemoglobin

  • Mitchel Weissbluth
Part of the The IBM Research Symposia Series book series (IRSS)


The main physiological function of hemoglobin is to pick up molecular oxygen in the lungs, transport it to the tissues and deposit it there. On the face of it, this is not especially remarkable; it is only when the process is examined in some detail that a number of unusual features emerge.


Electron Spin Resonance Electronic State Electron Spin Resonance Spectrum Iron Atom Axial Ligand 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mitchel Weissbluth
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  1. 1.Department of Applied PhysicsStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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