Hb G-Coushatta beta22(B4)Glu->Ala
ALSO KNOWN AS G-Saskatoon; G-Hsin Chu; G-Taegu
CONTACT External
HEMATOLOGY Normal in the heterozygote and homozygote
ELECTROPHORESIS Hb X and Hb A separate at alkaline pH; Hb X moves about as Hb S
CHROMATOGRAPHY Hb X and Hb A can be separated by cation and anion exchange chromatography
STRUCTURE STUDIES Tryptic digestion; fingerprinting; reversed phase HPLC; amino acid analysis; sequencing
DNA ANALYSES Not reported; presumed mutation GAA->GCA at codon 22
OCCURRENCE Observed in Indians, Chinese, Koreans, Japanese, Turks, Algerians, etc.
OTHER INFORMATION Quantity in the heterozygote 38-45%; a homozygote has been detected; also observed in combination with beta-thal
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