Fri March 28, 2014 By: Yash Sahu

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)

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Mon March 31, 2014

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.

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