Diffusion coefficient of myoglobin in rat heart at 37 degrees celsius

Value 17 um^2/sec
Organism Rat Rattus norvegicus
Reference Lin PC, Kreutzer U, Jue T. Anisotropy and temperature dependence of myoglobin translational diffusion in myocardium: implication for oxygen transport and cellular architecture. Biophys J. 2007 Apr 192(7):2608-20.PubMed ID17218454
Primary Source Jürgens KD, Peters T, Gros G. Diffusivity of myoglobin in intact skeletal muscle cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994 Apr 2691(9):3829-33PubMed ID8170996
Method Observing the photooxidation of Mb in rat superfused diaphragm muscle has led to a calculated diffusion coefficient of 1.7*10^-7 cm^2/sec at 37 degrees celsius
Comments According to the FRAP experiments, cellular Mb diffuses 10 times slower than dilute Mb solution.
Entered by Uri M
ID 104035