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Professor Weissbluth is a physicist at Stanford University. That a physicist should write a monograph on hemoglobin is testimony to the ecumenical flavor of hemoglobin research in the 1970s. Regrettably the author has approached his task in a decidedly parochial manner so that the resultant treatise is, for the most part, by, of, and for physicists or theoretical physical chemists.
Presumably feeling that many of his readers will not be sufficiently familiar with hemoglobin or even proteins, the author has given the first three chapters to a review of protein chemistry and hemoglobin structural and functional properties. While chapter 1,
Hemoglobin. Cooperativity and Electronic Properties.. Ann Intern Med. 1975;82:441. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-82-3-441_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;82(3):441.
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