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Title: The spectrum of β-thalassemia mutations in Gaza Strip, Palestine
Authors: Sirdah, Mahmoud M
Sievertsen, Jürgen
Al-Yazji, Mansour S.
Tarazi d, Issa S.
Al-Haddad, Ramy M
Horstmann, Rolf D
Timmann, Christian
Keywords: Hemoglobin
Beta thalassemia
Issue Date: Apr-2013
Publisher: Blood Cells, Molecules, and Diseases
Citation: Volume 50, Issue 4, April 2013, Pages 247–251
Abstract: Background: β-Thalassemia is a disorder caused by mutations at the hemoglobin β-gene (HBB) locus.Its most important manifestation, the major form, is characterized by severe hypochromic and hemolytic anemia and is inherited in an autosomal recessive mode. In Gaza Strip, Palestine 0.02o/o of the population has been identified as B-thalassemia major.
Description: Article published in Blood Cells, Molecules, and Diseases. Volume 50, Issue 4, April 2013, Pages 247–251doi. Also available at www.elsevier.com/locate/bcmd
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/6726
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