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some common haemaglobin mutants

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More than 430 abnormal haemoglobins have been described. The majority result from point mutations in the globin genes.

Examples include:

Hb type Point Mutation

Consequence

HbS beta-6 sickle cell disease
HbC beta-6  
HbE beta-26  
HbM Boston beta-58 methaemoglobinaemia
HbM Saskatoon beta-63 methaemoglobinaemia
Constant Spring alpha-141 alpha thalassaemia

Last reviewed 01/2018

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