Can we say that hemoglobin is a complexing agent? Discuss this issue, giving at least three reasons to substantiate your point of view.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 10:52 pm ad1c9bdddf
By definition, a complexing agent is a substance capable of forming a complex compound with another material in solution. From this definition it is fair to say that haemoglobin is a complexing agent since it does from complexes with other compounds.
Haemoglobin is made up of an Iron centre complexed to a porphyrin ligand and a protein to from what is commonly known as the heme group.
More specifically, a heme ...
The above predicament is discussed and brought to a conclusion