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Beta-thalassemia (β-thalassemia) minor is characterized by a mutation in one of the two β-globin genes (HBB) that produce the β-globin chains in the hemoglobin molecule. Although other hemoglobinop...
Disease-related complications and management are different among patients with thalassemia. This study was aimed to review the prevalence, clinical risk factors for the complications and the managemen...
Thalassemia is characterized by a hypercoagulable state in which the protein C (PC) pathway controls thrombosis. We investigated changes in PC, protein S (PS), antithrombin III (AT III) and soluble en...
Alpha thalassemia major is a hemoglobinopathy caused by the inactivation or deletion of all 4 α-globin alleles. We describe a case of α-thalassemia major with atypical ultrasound and neuropathologic...
The main objective of this research is to demonstrate the possible use of erythroferrone (ERFE) as a potential marker of recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEpo) use to be included in the...
Thalassemias are inherited blood disorders that can cause anemia and other health problems. The goal of this study is to collect information on complications of the disease among people wh...
Worldwide, there are more than 60,000 births annually of serious forms of thalassemia .The World Health Organization considers thalassemia to be a major health burden. Beta- thalassemia i...
Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder that can result in mild to severe anemia. People with thalassemia often experience pain, but the exact sources and prevalence of pain remain unkn...
Many people with the blood disorder thalassemia also have osteoporosis, possibly caused by low zinc levels. This study will evaluate the effectiveness of zinc supplements at improving bone...
A disorder characterized by reduced synthesis of the beta chains of hemoglobin. There is retardation of hemoglobin A synthesis in the heterozygous form (thalassemia minor), which is asymptomatic, while in the homozygous form (thalassemia major, Cooley's anemia, Mediterranean anemia, erythroblastic anemia), which can result in severe complications and even death, hemoglobin A synthesis is absent.
An order of GRAM-NEGATIVE OXYGENIC PHOTOSYNTHETIC BACTERIA containing CHLOROPHYLL, a and b, but lacking PHYCOBILISOMES (light-harvesting antennae). There are three genera: PROCHLORON; PROCHLOROCOCCUS; and PROCHLOROTHRIX. This order was thought to be the missing link between CYANOBACTERIA and plant CHLOROPLASTS, hence the name.
A hereditary disorder characterized by reduced or absent DELTA-GLOBIN thus effecting the level of HEMOGLOBIN A2, a minor component of adult hemoglobin monitored in the diagnosis of BETA-THALASSEMIA.
A multi-functional catenin that is highly homologous to BETA CATENIN. Gamma catenin binds CADHERINS and helps link their cytoplasmic tails to ACTIN in the CYTOSKELETON via ALPHA CATENIN. It is also found in DESMOSOMES where it mediates the link between DESMOSOMAL CADHERINS and DESMOPLAKIN.
A disorder characterized by reduced synthesis of the alpha chains of hemoglobin. The severity of this condition can vary from mild anemia to death, depending on the number of genes deleted.