Mössbauer Effect in Hemoglobin with Different Ligands

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Science  14 Feb 1964:
Vol. 143, Issue 3607, pp. 680-681
DOI: 10.1126/science.143.3607.680


Recoil-free nuclear gamma-ray resonance adsorption was observed in the iron-57 of blood. The spectral parameters are dependent on the ligand bound to the iron atoms in hemoglobin. The results are interpreted in terms of isomeric shifts and quad rupole splittings.