Question: a why does fetal hemoglobin have a higher affinity for...
A. Why does fetal hemoglobin have a higher affinity for O2 than adult hemoglobin?
B. Residues H2, K82, and H143 of both b1 and b2 in adult hemoglobin play a role in 2,3-bisphosphoglycerate binding. What are the corresponding residues in fetal hemoglobin?
C. What does this do to the binding site in fetal hemoglobin?
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