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Haemoglobin Disorders (Thalassaemias and Sickle Cell Disease)

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Haemoglobin disorders, also known as haemoglobinopathies, are inherited conditions with an autosomal recessive inheritance pattern that affect haemoglobin (Hb) - a protein in the red blood cells responsible for transporting oxygen around the body. They include thalassaemias and sickle cell disease.

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Haemoglobin disorders, also known as haemoglobinopathies, are inherited conditions that affect haemoglobin (Hb) - a protein in the red blood cells responsible for transporting oxygen around the body. These disorders are caused by a mutation in the genes responsible for coding haemoglobin. There are over 1000 known gene mutations that can cause haemoglobin disorders, ranging from those that are clinically insignificant to others that have the potential to cause serious illness.

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Great resource, fascinating haemoglobin disorders
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Jenny Mulder
15 Jun 2021
This was an interesting article to, read as I have little knowledge on all Haemoglobin disorders .
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10 Jun 2021
Usefully informative about these serious conditions that we are increasingly likely to encounter as society becomes more multicultural.
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