Myoglobin: safeguard of myocardial oxygen supply during systolic compression?

@article{Goedecke2010MyoglobinSO,
  title={Myoglobin: safeguard of myocardial oxygen supply during systolic compression?},
  author={Axel Goedecke},
  journal={Cardiovascular research},
  year={2010},
  volume={87 1},
  pages={4-5}
}
Myoglobin (Mb) belongs to the family of vertebrate oxygen-binding haem proteins and is predominantly expressed in cardiac and red skeletal muscles that rely on aerobic metabolism to perform sustained work. Additional members of this protein family are of course haemoglobin, the red dye of blood, and the more recently discovered proteins neuroglobin and… CONTINUE READING