The haemoglobin from the red blood corpuscles of most mammals contains approximately 0.33% of iron by weight. The molecular weight of haemoglobin is 67,200.the number of iron atoms in each molecule of haemoglobin will be how many?(atomic weight of iron=56)

Asked by Yash Sahu | 28th Mar, 2014, 12:19: PM

Expert Answer:

100g of Haemoglobin contains iron = 0.33g

\ 67,200 g of Haemoglobin contains iron.


The number of Fe atoms

Hence, the answer is 4.0.

Answered by  | 31st Mar, 2014, 10:48: AM

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