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NOT Open Access | Surprising differences in the respiratory protein of insects: A spectroscopic study of haemoglobin from the European honeybee and the malaria mosquito

March 19, 2020 - 09:01 -- NOT Open Access
Nys K, Cuypers B, Berghmans H, Hammerschmid D, Moens L, Dewilde S, Van Doorslaer S
Biochim Biophys Acta Proteins Proteom. 2020 Mar 13 :140413

Only recently it was discovered that haemoglobin (Hb) belongs to the standard gene repertoire of insects, although their tracheal system is used for respiration. A classical oxygen-carrying function of Hb is only obvious for hexapods living in hypoxic environments.

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