Sentence Examples


  • A very small fraction of hemoglobin spontaneously oxidizes per day, producing a protein of a slightly different structure called methemoglobin.
  • Adverse symptoms occur when over 30 percent of the hemoglobin has been converted to methemoglobin.
  • Normally, the amount of methemoglobin constitutes less than 1 percent of the total hemoglobin.
  • Methemoglobin can accumulate in the blood as a result of nitrite poisoning.