Stereochemistry of Hemes and Other Metalloporphyrins

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Science  24 Dec 1971:
Vol. 174, Issue 4016, pp. 1295-1302
DOI: 10.1126/science.174.4016.1295


Metalloporphyrins, most notably the iron porphyrins, observe clearly defined, internally consistent, structural principles that promise to be fully applicable to the hemes in the several families of the hemoproteins.