Malaria parasites

Superparamagnetic Properties of Hemozoin, 
M. Inyushin, Yu. Kucheryavih, L. Kucheryavih, L. Rojas, I. Khmelinskii & V. Makarov, Scientific Reports, volume 6, Article number: 26212 (2016)


Elementary cell of hemozoin: (a) Structure of the parent heme showing the symmetry of the Fe-porphyrine complex and the overall dimensions of the heme; hemozoin is essentially a heme polymer; (b) hemozoin elementary cell, showing the Fe3+ ion (brown), nitrogen (blue), oxygen (red), and carbon (gray) atoms.