Hill coefficient for oxygen affinity to haemoglobin

Value 2.8 unitless
Organism Generic
Reference Milo R, Hou JH, Springer M, Brenner MP, Kirschner MW. The relationship between evolutionary and physiological variation in hemoglobin. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Oct 23104(43):16998-7003.PubMed ID17942680
Primary Source Supplementary Table 2 of ref -http://tinyurl.com/9zxuhu
Comments Hill coefficient>1:Positively cooperative reaction: Once one ligand molecule is bound to the enzyme, its affinity for other ligand molecules increases.
Entered by Uri M
ID 103169