Biochemistry - Minerals - Discussion

Discussion :: Minerals - Section 1 (Q.No.17)


Which of the following is required as a component of blood hemoglobin?

[A]. Iron
[B]. Magnesium
[C]. Calcium
[D]. Copper

Answer: Option A


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Vikrant Mehta said: (Mar 19, 2014)  
Hb is made up of 2 basic components Globin as protein and Heme as Prosthetic group. This Prosthetic group has 2 components: Porphyrin and Iron. Iron could be +nt in ferrous (Fe2+) or ferric(Fe3+) form.

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