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Descriptive text and plane diagrams and stereodiagrams of the structures of myoglobin and hemoglobin (sperm whale, horse, and human). Ten stereodiagrams illustrate the molecular skeleton; six illustrate the heme surrounds; 10 illustrate the interfaces between hemoglobin subunits; eight illustrate methemoglobin helices. The closing section covers human fetal and abnormal hemoglobins. The red-green spectacles needed for stereo resolution of the stereodiagrams are carried in a pocket inside the back cover. The stereo resolution will take viewers 10 to 20 seconds to perceive unless the stereodiagrams are viewed at distances of 50 to 80 cm.
Atlas of Molecular Structures in Biology.. Ann Intern Med. ;96:542. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-4-542_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(4):542.
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