beta-thalassaemia

beta-thalassaemia

A form of THALASSAEMIA caused by failure to synthesize the beta chains of HAEMOGLOBIN.

be·ta-thal·as·se·mi·a

(bātă thală-sēmē-ă)
Thalassemia due to one of two or more genes that depress (partially or completely) synthesis of beta-globin chains by the chromosome bearing the abnormal gene.
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The triplicated alpha-globin gene locus in beta-thalassaemia heterozygotes: clinical, haematological, biosynthetic and molecular studies.
Epidemiology of Transfusion Transmitted Infection among Patients with beta-Thalassaemia Major in Pakistan.
Effect of iron overload on endocrinopathies in patients with beta-thalassaemia major and intermedia.
The high prevalence rate of haemoglobinopathy and Beta-thalassaemia in tribal population in India.
com/worlds-first-genetically-modified-human-embryo-created-chinese-scientists-claim-new-1893752) emerged in April 2015 , when a team of Chinese scientists showed - through a partially successful experiment - that errors in the DNA that cause beta-thalassaemia, a life-threatening blood disorder, could be corrected through gene modification in early stage embryos.
Red cell indices and discriminant functions in the detection beta-thalassaemia trait in a population with high prevalence of iron deficiency anaemia.
Prevalence of various mutations in Beta-thalassaemia and its association with haematological parameters.
Prevalence of beta-thalassaemia in subcastes of Indian Sindhis: Results from twophase survey.
Marrow proliferation as a cause of hearing loss in beta-thalassaemia major.
Reproductive behaviour of mothers of children with beta-thalassaemia major.
Survival in beta-thalassaemia major in the UK: data from the UK Thalassaemia Register.