Hemoglobin Synthesis and Globin Gene Expression

  • George R. Honig
  • Junius G. AdamsIII


In mammals hemoglobins are synthesized primarily by nucleated erythroid cells in the bone marrow or within other hematopoietic tissues. Circulating reticulocytes also synthesize hemoglobin, but mature erythrocytes do not.


Sickle Cell Anemia Globin Gene Erythroid Cell Globin Chain Hemoglobin Synthesis 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • George R. Honig
    • 1
  • Junius G. AdamsIII
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, College of MedicineUniversity of IllinoisChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Hemoglobin Research LaboratoryVA Medical CenterJacksonUSA
  3. 3.Department of MedicineUniversity of Mississippi School of MedicineJacksonUSA

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