Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 25 - Synthetic and Natural Organic Polymers - Questions & Problems: 25.32

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We know that leg muscles are active and have a high metabolism which requires a high concentration of myoglobin. The high iron content form myoglobin makes the meat look dark after decomposition because of heating while the breast meat is white due to low myoglobin content.
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