-globin

-globin

suffix meaning "containing protein": hemoglobin, myoglobin.
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Dalal's project is titled "Modeling of human non-deletional hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin (HPFH) conditions in -globin locus transgenic mouse models: The -175 (T to C) and -195 (C to G) A-gamma globin gene point mutations.
Sickle cell disease (SCD), a devastating inherited blood disorder, is caused by a point mutation in the -globin chain of hemoglobin.
Differences in the Pattern of Histone H3 (K4) and (K27) Methylation throughout the -Globin Gene Locus in Baboon Fetal Liver and Adult Bone Marrow Erythroblasts Pre- and Post-Decitabine Treatment