ßS-Haplotypes in sickle cell anemia patients from Salvador, Bahia, Northeastern Brazil

ßS-Globin haplotypes were studied in 80 (160 ßS chromosomes) sickle cell disease patients from Salvador, Brazil, a city with a large population of African origin resulting from the slave trade from Western Africa, mainly from the Bay of Benin. Hematological and hemoglobin analyses were carried out b...

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Main Authors: M.S. Gonçalves, G.C. Bomfim, E. Maciel, I. Cerqueira, I. Lyra, A. Zanette, G. Bomfim, E.V. Adorno, A.L. Albuquerque, A. Pontes, M.F. Dupuit, G.B. Fernandes, M.G. dos Reis
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Language:English
Published: Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica 2003-10-01
Series:Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0100-879X2003001000001

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