Myoglobin Evolution

Cross references:    Globin   Heme      Myoglobin   
Red Nucleus     Red Nucleus Evolution    
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Evolution of myoglobin (Goog) - 1998  
Only abstract available online for free. 
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The distribution, physiological function, amino acid sequence and gene structure of myoglobin and myoglobin-like proteins from various taxa are summarized, and their evolution is discussed. Although it has long been thought that all haemoglobins and myoglobins have evolved from a common ancestral gene, the knowledge presently accumulated about the structures of these proteins suggests that there may be three distinct origins: a 'universal globin', a 'compact globin' and an 'IDO-like globin'."  
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    Although the abstract doesn't say much, there are 5 related citations and 14 Cited by's. 

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5.  Structure-function relationships in unusual nonverterbrate globulins   
    
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15596552          
    which had one interesting citation: 
         
A phylogenomic profile of globins   
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    See:  Globin
  








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