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Synonyms for hemoglobin

a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color

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It has been known for some time that individuals with genetic mutations that persistently elevate fetal hemoglobin are resistant to the symptoms of sickle cell disease and beta-thalassemia, genetic forms of severe anemia that are common in many regions of the world.
These migrations are constant and duplicate from specimen to specimen and column to column, thus allowing this migrational difference to be a definitive interpretive factor in the identification and differentiation of these three hemoglobins.
Although this is also the case for other M hemoglobins, it is not an issue in acquired methemoglobinemia or methemo globin reductase deficiency (since methemoglobin A is produced in these instances).
Evaluation of a capillary electrophoresis method for routine determination of hemoglobins A2 and F.
The HPLC chromatogram identified 3 major hemoglobins, HbA, HbS and a large amount (15.
ORLANDO -- A time series model that tracks erythropoietin doses and hemoglobin responses in dialysis patients may facilitate accurate and therapeutically effective dosing strategies, according to a retrospective study presented at a meeting sponsored by the National Kidney Foundation.
The goal of the present study was to characterize the functional, biochemical, and structural properties of the hemoglobins of Hemipholis elongata in more detail.
In the final study of recombinant hemoglobins, three variants of tetrameric human hemoglobin, with changes at the [[alpha].
Logan also outlined a simple method for breaking open red blood cells and separating the swine and human hemoglobins -- a crucial step toward producing a human blood substitute.
7) The authors reported that, although the methods correlated well, they observed that the affinity technique showed higher percentages of glycated hemoglobins than would be obtained by using ion-change chromatography.
No abnormalities with hemoglobin Venusberg can be assumed, however, because none have been noted for 2 other hemoglobins with mutations at the same position [hemoglobin Brisbane ([beta] Leu68His) (3) and hemoglobin Mizuho ([beta] Leu68Pro) (4)].
High-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) is a more recent method for determining the relative portion of specific hemoglobins found in whole blood, measured in percentages.