Myoglobin

Definition of Myoglobin:

An oxygen-carrying muscle protein that makes oxygen available to the muscles for contraction.

Topics Related to Myoglobin

Iron Requirement

...the condition
“...Iron, a mineral, functions primarily as a carrier of oxygen in the body, both as a part of hemoglobin in the blood and of myoglobin in the muscles...”

Myoglobinuria

...related topic
“Excretion of the muscle's oxygen-transport protein, myoglobin, in the urine...”

Urinalysis

...as a treatment
“...A red or red-brown (abnormal) color could be from a food dye, eating fresh beets, a drug, or the presence of either hemoglobin or myoglobin...”
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