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globin

 [glo´bin]
1. the protein constituent of hemoglobin.
2. any of a group of proteins similar to the typical globin.

glo·bin

(glō'bin),
The protein of hemoglobin; α-globin and β-globin represent the two types of chains found in adult hemoglobin.
Synonym(s): hematohiston

globin

/glo·bin/ (glo´bin)
1. the protein constituent of hemoglobin.
2. any of a group of proteins similar to the typical globin.

globin

(glō′bĭn)
n.
Any of a group of heme-containing proteins, including myoglobin and hemoglobin, that can bind oxygen and other gases.

globin

[glō′bin]
Etymology: L, globus, ball
a group of four protein molecules that become bound by the iron in heme molecules to form hemoglobin or myoglobin.

glo·bin

(glō'bin)
The protein of hemoglobin; α-globin and β-globin represent the two types of chains found in adult hemoglobin.
Synonym(s): hematohiston.

globin

A term for the collection of four polypeptides in the haemoglobin molecule.

Globin

One of the component protein molecules found in hemoglobin. Normal adult hemoglobin has a pair each of alpha-globin and beta-globin molecules.

glo·bin

(glō'bin)
The protein of hemoglobin; α-globin and β-globin represent the two types of chains found in adult hemoglobin.
Synonym(s): hematohiston.

globin (glō´bin),

n a group of four globulin protein molecules that become bound by the iron in heme molecules to form hemoglobin or myoglobin.

globin

the protein constituent of hemoglobin; also, any member of a group of proteins similar to the typical globin.
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Sickle-cell hemoglobin is a single point mutation occurring when there is a substitution of valine (V) for glutamic acid (E) at the sixth amino acid position in the beta globin gene (10).
Thalassemias usually result in underproduction of normal globin proteins, often through mutations in regulatory genes.
Beta talasemi, [beta] globin zincirinin az yapilmasi ([[beta].
1) In most cases the nucleotide alteration found in the hemoglobinopathies is a simple substitution causing the nucleotide sequence to remain "in frame" resulting in a single amino acid substitution that will not change the overall size of the globin protein product.
To analyze globin chains, we used the autoflex[R] system (Bruker Daltonics[R]) for MALDI-TOF MS.
Hemoglobin (the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to the body) is composed of equal amounts of alpha and beta globin chains.
Kimeragen recently announced the publication of research using chimeraplasty to correct the genetic mutation in the beta globin gene that gives rise to sickle cell anemia.
GENETIX' LentiGlobin(TM) hemoglobin gene therapy utilizes a highly modified human lentivirus to deliver a corrective version of the native beta- globin gene to the chromosomes of blood stem cells, found in large numbers in bone marrow.