MB - Myoglobin - human protein (Function)
 
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MB »  Myoglobin
 
Gene name:  MB
Family name: Globin
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Serves as a reserve supply of oxygen and facilitates the movement of oxygen within muscles.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Heme bindingdefinition[GO:0020037] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
Iron ion bindingdefinition[GO:0005506] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
Oxygen bindingdefinition[GO:0019825] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Oxygen transporter activitydefinition[GO:0005344]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
GO biological process 
Brown fat cell differentiationdefinition[GO:0050873] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Enucleate erythrocyte differentiationdefinition[GO:0043353] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Heart developmentdefinition[GO:0007507] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Oxygen transportdefinition[GO:0015671] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Response to hormonedefinition[GO:0009725] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Response to hydrogen peroxidedefinition[GO:0042542] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Response to hypoxiadefinition[GO:0001666] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Slow-twitch skeletal muscle fiber contractiondefinition[GO:0031444] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Oxygen transport  definition   [KW-0561]
Transport  definition   [KW-0813]
Molecular function 
Muscle protein  definition   [KW-0514]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: Myoglobin
GenomeRNAi: 4151
PRO: PR:P02144