Myoglobin is a monomeric heme protein found mainly in
For example, there are many myoglobin molecules
present in the sarcoplasm of
Myoglobin molecules include a reddish coloured pigment
that is similar to haemoglobin (Am.Sp. hemoglobin) in blood.
to the colour pigmentation, myoglobin stores oxygen (especially
in muscle tissue) until that
required by the mitochondria in
the cells to generate ATP.