Globin X is a six-coordinate globin that reduces nitrite to nitric oxide in fish red blood cells.


The discovery of novel globins in diverse organisms has stimulated intense interest in their evolved function, beyond oxygen binding. Globin X (GbX) is a protein found in fish, amphibians, and reptiles that diverged from a common ancestor of mammalian hemoglobins and myoglobins. Like mammalian neuroglobin, GbX was first designated as a neuronal globin in… (More)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1522670113


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