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haemoglobinhae‧mo‧glo‧bin British English, hemoglobin American English /ˌhiːməˈɡləʊbɪn $ -ˈɡloʊ-/ noun [uncountable]  MHBa red substance in the blood that contains iron and carries oxygen
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haemoglobinGlycated haemoglobin and plasma electrolyte concentrations were checked every two months.A positive correlation was found between glycosylated haemoglobin concentration and the prostacyclin concentration necessary to inhibit ADP-induced platelet aggregation by 50 percent.In haemoglobin the iron lies within a flat circular molecule called a porphyrin.All patients with ulcerative colitis were in clinical remission and had normal levels of haemoglobin, C-reactive protein, and serum orosomucoid.Our management included a measurement of haemoglobin concentration and the treatment of any identified anaemia.So at low temperatures, oxygen is absorbed more strongly by most species' haemoglobin, and released less easily.It increased their haemoglobin levels by about 6 %, reducing anaemia.
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