TITLE

The alpha-globin gene cluster: genetics and disorders

AUTHOR(S)
Waye, John S.; Chui, David H. K.
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Apr2001, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p103
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study which discussed the alpha-globin gene cluster. Causes of alpha-thalassemia; Association of alpha-thalassemia with mental retardation; Interaction with beta-globin gene mutations; Significance of carrier screening and prenatal diagnosis; Details on the case of Ontario.
ACCESSION #
4446740

 

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