leghemoglobin

What is leghemoglobin?

leghemoglobin meaning in Soil Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
An iron-containing, red pigment(s) produced in root nodules during the symbiotic association between Bradyrhizobium or Rhizobium and legumes. The pigment resembles but is not identical to mammalian hemoglobin.

 

reference: Soil Science Society of America

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