Hb P-Congo betadelta hybrid (beta through 22; delta from 116)
HEMATOLOGY Normal in the heterozygote
ELECTROPHORESIS Hb X moves to the position of Hb S at alkaline pH
STRUCTURE STUDIES Tryptic digestion; separation of peptides by fingerprinting; amino acid analysis
DNA ANALYSES Not reported; it may be that the betadelta gene of Hb P-Congo is located between a delta and a beta gene; the hybrid gene may result from a non-homologous crossover between beta and delta genes
STABILITY Not reported
OCCURRENCE Found in several families from the Congo
OTHER INFORMATION Found in combination with Hb S
1. Lehmann, H. and Charlesworth, D.: Biochem. J., 119:43, 1970.
2. Dherte, P., Lehmann, H., and Vandepitte, J.: Nature, 184:1133, 1975.

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