Myoglobin

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Myoglobin is a protein that is able to bind oxygen. It is in the muscle tissue of most mammals. An increased level of myoglobin in the serum of the blood can be an indication of Myocardial infarction. Other factors for a higher level can be damage to the muscles, epileptic seizures, polytrauma. If the value is much too high, this can lead to kidney failure.