Hb A2' (or B2) delta16(A13)Gly->Arg
CONTACT External
ELECTROPHORESIS Hb X moves slower than Hb A2 at alkaline pH
IEF Same
CHROMATOGRAPHY Hb X can be separated from Hb A and Hb A2 by cation and anion exchange chromatography
STRUCTURE ANALYSIS Tryptic digestion of deltaX chain; separation of peptides by fingerprinting, cation exchange chromatography or reversed phase HPLC; amino acid analysis
DNA ANALYSIS A GGC->CGC mutation at codon 16
NOTES Hb A2' is the most common delta chain variant; it is found mainly in Black families; it is observed in heterozygotes, homozygotes, in combination with Hb S, Hb C, beta-thal (in cis and in trans)
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This material is from the book A Syllabus of Human Hemoglobin Variants (1996) by Titus H.J. Huisman, Marianne F.H. Carver, and Georgi D. Efremov, published by The Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation in Augusta, GA, USA. Copyright © 1996 by Titus H.J. Huisman. All rights reserved. Neither this work nor any part may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, microfilming and recording, or by any information storage and retrieval systems, without written permission.