Hemoglobin Molar Mass (With Calculations)

Molar mass of Hemoglobin (C2932H4724N828O840S8Fe4) is 65495 g/mol.

Well, now you have come to know the molar mass of Hemoglobin.

But how can you get this value?

Let me show you the calculation to get the molar mass of Hemoglobin.

You can also refer to this one minute video which will show you the simple steps to calculate the molar mass of any compounds.

Hemoglobin Molar Mass Calculation

If you have a periodic table with you, then you can easily calculate the molar mass of Hemoglobin (C2932H4724N828O840S8Fe4).

Because the molar mass of any molecule (or compound) can be calculated by simply adding the molar masses of individual atoms.

Now here we have to find the molar mass of Hemoglobin (C2932H4724N828O840S8Fe4).

So for that, have a look at the periodic table given below.

You can see the molar mass value of all the atoms from this periodic table.

Now in Hemoglobin (C2932H4724N828O840S8Fe4), there are 2932 Carbon atoms, 4724 Hydrogen atoms, 828 Nitrogen atoms, 840 Oxygen atoms, 8 sulfur atoms and 4 iron atoms.

So let’s look at the molar mass of Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Sulfur and Iron from the above periodic table.

You can see that;

The molar mass of Carbon is 12.011 g/mol. [1]

The molar mass of Hydrogen is 1.008 g/mol. [2]

The molar mass of Oxygen is 15.999 g/mol. [3]

Now, to calculate the molar mass of Hemoglobin, you just have to add the molar mass of all the individual atoms that are present in Hemoglobin.

You can see that in Hemoglobin (C2932H4724N828O840S8Fe4), there are 2932 Carbon atoms, 4724 Hydrogen atoms, 828 Nitrogen atoms, 840 Oxygen atoms, 8 sulfur atoms and 4 iron atoms.

So, Molar mass of Hemoglobin (C2932H4724N828O840S8Fe4) = Molar mass of 2958 Carbon (C) atoms + Molar mass of 4464 Hydrogen (H) atoms + Molar mass of 3248 Nitrogen (N) atoms + Molar mass of 812 Oxygen (O) atoms + Molar mass of 8 Sulfur (S) atoms + Molar mass of 4 Iron (Fe) atoms.
= (12.011) 2952 + (1.008) 4464 + (14.007) 3248 + (15.999) 812 + (32.06) 8 + (55.845) 4
= 35216.252 + 4761.792 + 11597.796 + 13439.16 + 256.48 + 223.38
≈ 65495 g/mol

Hence the Molar mass of Hemoglobin (C2932H4724N828O840S8Fe4) is 65495 g/mol.

I hope you have understood the short and simple calculation for finding the molar mass of Hemoglobin.

Remember

  • In some books, you may see the unit of molar mass as grams/mole or g/mole. But all these units (i.e g/mol, grams/mole and g/mole) are the same. 
  • Always follow the calculation order to avoid any mistakes in calculation. First solve the brackets, then multiplications and at last do the final addition.
  • And don’t forget to put the unit g/mol to your final calculated molar mass.

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