HBB


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HBB

A gene on chromosome 11p15.5 that encodes beta haemoglobin, which transports O2 in the circulation.

Molecular pathology
HBB mutations cause sickle cell anaemia, Heinz body anaemia, and various forms of beta thalassaemia.
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HBB is rapidly distributed (t1/2 = 29 minutes) after intravenous administration.
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