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The Thalassemia Syndromes: Genetically Determined Disorders of the Regulation of Protein Synthesis in Eukaryotic Cells

  • Albert S. Braverman
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Part of the Progress in Molecular and Subcellular Biology book series (PMSB, volume 3)

Abstract

That many familial and congenital human diseases are caused by the deficiency of a specific enzyme or other protein was suspected early in the century (Garrod, 1908), and has been well known for decades. A large group of such diseases has now been identified (Stanbury et al., 1966).

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Alpha Chain Beta Chain Beta Thalassemia Fetal Hemoglobin Erythroid Precursor 
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