Thalassemia

Red Bloods Cells - Thalassemia

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08/23/2016 - When genes controlling hemoglobin production are missing or altered, thalassemia occurs and is classified as alpha thalassemia or beta thalassemia. Hundreds of alpha globin and beta globin mutations have been identified in thalassemia, and the severity of the disease depends on which mutation or combination of mutations is present.

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