Hb North York [β117(G19)His→Asp]: A New β Chain Hemoglobin Variant Academic Article uri icon

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  • Routine hemoglobin (Hb) analysis identified a new beta chain Hb variant in an Iranian woman, who otherwise had normal hematological indices. Sequence analysis demonstrated that the Hb variant was due to a missense mutation at amino acid codon 117 (CAC>GAC, His-->Asp) of the beta-globin gene.


  • Waye, John
  • Walker, Lynda
  • Nakamura, Lisa M
  • Eng, Barry
  • McFarlane, Andrew

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  • January 2009