-globin

-globin

suffix meaning "containing protein": hemoglobin, myoglobin.
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16 are involved and inherited, resulting excess of b-globin chains in adults and excess -globin chains in new born babies.
In the present study we report the first case of haemoglobin J-Toronto [alpha 5 (A3) Ala greater than Asp] on -globin gene, found in a 16-year-old female from Mazandaran Province, North of Iran.
Keywords: Haemoglobin J variant, -globin gene, Rare mutation, Northern Iran.