TABLE 3

Energy calculation for dioxygen binding by different α-chain hemoglobins

Hemoglobin α-chainBinding energy (kcal/mol)
Cavia HBA-T1−1.80
Mus HBA-T1−1.80
Mus HBA-T2−1.80
Peromyscus HBA-T1−1.80
Peromyscus HBA-T2−1.80
Peromyscus HBA-T3−1.35
Rattus HBA-T1, -T2−1.80
Rattus HBA-T3−1.74