PeekSeleb – Hemoglobin or Hb is a protein in red blood cells that plays an important role in carrying oxygen from the lungs throughout the body and bringing carbon dioxide back to the lungs to be excreted.
In this article, we will explain more about hemoglobin, its function and importance in maintaining a healthy body. Come on, scroll!
Hemoglobin consists of two main components, globin, which is a protein, and heme, which contains an iron atom. Globin provides structure to hemoglobin, while heme binds and carries oxygen. Each hemoglobin molecule can bind up to four oxygen molecules.