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Blood pigment

Myoglobin is a protein found in muscle tissue of mammals. It is similar to hemoglobin, the oxygen and iron binding protein found in red blood cells. Both myoglobin and hemoglobin contain heme, a complex molecule containing iron at its center. In muscle, it is the presence of myoglobin that gives meat its red color.


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