hemoglobin A


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he·mo·glo·bin A

[MIM*141800]
normal adult Hb (Hb A) with formula α2Aβ2A or α2β2.
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he·mo·glo·bin A

(Hb A) (hē'mō-glō'bin)
Normal adult hemoglobin, consisting of two variants, designated Hb A (by far the more prevalent) and Hb A2.
Synonym(s): haemoglobin A.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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HEMOGLOBIN A MOLECULE

hemoglobin A

A hemoglobin molecule composed of two alpha and two beta chains.
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See also: hemoglobin
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Hemoglobin A

Normal adult hemoglobin that contains a heme molecule, two alpha-globin molecules, and two beta-globin molecules.
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he·mo·glo·bin A

(Hb A) (hē'mō-glō'bin) [MIM*141800]
Normal adult Hb A with formula α2Aβ2A or α2β2.
Synonym(s): haemoglobin A.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The calculated hemoglobin A values were also closer to the results from the mixed samples.
According to the College of American Pathologists 2006 Survey (2), 58% of respondents use electrophoresis to measure the percentage of hemoglobin A. Three kits dominate: Sebia Hydrasys, Helena, and Beckman Coulter.
(2.) College of American Pathologists 2006 participant survey for hemoglobin A electrophoresis.