Hb F-Hull Agamma121(GH4)Glu->Lys
ELECTROPHORESIS Hb FX moves slower than Hb C
IEF The same
CHROMATOGRAPHY Hb FX elutes first from a DEAE-cellulose column
CHAIN SEPARATION AgammaX = 11.5%; Ggamma = 72.5%; Agamma = 16%
STRUCTURE STUDIES Tryptic digestion of AE-gammaX chain; separation of peptides by fingerprinting; cation exchange HPLC; amino acid analysis
DNA ANALYSES A GAA->AAA mutation at codon 121
NOTES Found in babies of English descent; quantity in heterozygotes 7-9% of total Hb F
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