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Beta Thalassemia

Edited by Marwa Zakaria

Zagazig University


Tamer Hassan

Zagazig University

Beta thalassemia is a common blood disorder worldwide. Thousands of infants with beta thalassemia are born each year. This book covers most of the aspects related to this disease and greatly helps in understanding this disease and its complications. Of interest are clinical studies as well as basic and translational research reports regarding pathogenesis, genetics, diagnosis as well as standard and novel therapies. This book intends to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of today’s practices and tomorrow’s possibilities about beta thalassemia.

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Beta ThalassemiaEdited by Marwa Zakaria

Published: September 23rd 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78823

ISBN: 978-1-83880-587-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-586-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-588-3

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

4023 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

7 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: β-Thalassemia

By Marwa Zakaria and Tamer Hassan


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2. Updates in Thalassemia

By Tamer Hassan and Marwa Zakaria


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3. Transcriptional Repressors of Fetal Globin Genes as Novel Therapeutic Targets in Beta-Thalassemia

By Marianna De Martino, Raffaele Sessa, Maria Rosaria Storino, Mariarosaria Giuliano, Silvia Trombetti, Rosa Catapano, Alessandra Lo Bianco, Paola Izzo and Michela Grosso


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4. Nutraceutical Benefits of Green Tea in Beta-Thalassemia with Iron Overload

By Pimpisid Koonyosying, Suthat Fucharoen and Somdet Srichairatanakool


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5. Model Human β Thalassemic Erythrocytes: Effect of Unpaired Purified α-Hemoglobin Chains on Normal Erythrocytes

By Mark D. Scott


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6. Oxidative Stress and Iron Overload in β-Thalassemia: An Overview

By Nadia Maria Sposi


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7. Thromboembolism in Beta-Thalassemia Disease

By Rungrote Natesirinilkul


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8. Laboratory Diagnosis of β-Thalassemia and HbE

By Thanusak Tatu


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