Quintuple α-globin gene: A novel allele in a sudanese man

Rachel J. Cook, James Hoyer, W Edward Jr. Highsmith

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Abstract

□ Multiple α-globin repeats have previously been discovered in humans and other mammals. A quintuple α-globin gene (αα/ ααααα) was found in a Sudanese male undergoing evaluation for microcytosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-55
Number of pages5
JournalHemoglobin
Volume30
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2006

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Keywords

  • α-Globin
  • α-Thalassemia (α-thal)
  • Duplication
  • Microcytosis

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  • Hematology
  • Biochemistry

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Quintuple α-globin gene : A novel allele in a sudanese man. / Cook, Rachel J.; Hoyer, James; Highsmith, W Edward Jr.

In: Hemoglobin, Vol. 30, No. 1, 02.2006, p. 51-55.

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Cook, Rachel J. ; Hoyer, James ; Highsmith, W Edward Jr. / Quintuple α-globin gene : A novel allele in a sudanese man. In: Hemoglobin. 2006 ; Vol. 30, No. 1. pp. 51-55.
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