Chapter 7. Human Haemoglobin Genetics

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Maeve O'Connor
  1. D. J. Weatherall,
  2. J. B. Clegg,
  3. W. G. Wood and
  4. G. Pasvol

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720486.ch7

Ciba Foundation Symposium 66 - Human Genetics: Possibilities and Realities

Ciba Foundation Symposium 66 - Human Genetics: Possibilities and Realities

How to Cite

Weatherall, D. J., Clegg, J. B., Wood, W. G. and Pasvol, G. (1979) Human Haemoglobin Genetics, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 66 - Human Genetics: Possibilities and Realities (eds R. Porter and M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720486.ch7

Author Information

  1. Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, The Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1979

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780444900647

Online ISBN: 9780470720486

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Keywords:

  • human haemoglobin genetics;
  • cellular mechanisms;
  • rabbit globin genes;
  • developmental biology;
  • haemoglobin

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Genetic Disorders of Haemoglobin Production

  • The Thalassaemias

  • Hereditary Persistence of Fetal Haemoglobin

  • Genetic Significance of Fetal Haemoglobin Production in Sickle Cell Disease, Thalassaemia and Hpfh

  • Maintenance of The Haemoglobin Polymorphisms

  • Future Developments and Problems in The Human Haemoglobin Field

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References