Genetic Epidemiology, Hematological and Clinical Features of Hemoglobinopathies in Iran

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Zohreh Rahimi;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: BioMed Research International,volume 2,013 (issn: 2314-6133, eissn: 2314-6141)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2013/803487, pmc: PMC3703361
  • Subject: R | Review Article | Medicine | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: hemic and lymphatic diseases | congenital, hereditary, and neonatal diseases and abnormalities | parasitic diseases | population characteristics | geographic locations

There is large variation in the molecular genetics and clinical features of hemoglobinopathies in Iran. Studying structural variants of hemoglobin demonstrated that the β-chain variants of hemoglobin S and D-Punjab are more prevalent in the Fars (southwestern Iran) and ... View more
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