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Inherited Hemoglobin Disorders

Edited by Anjana Munshi

Central University of Punjab

The book, Inherited Hemoglobin Disorders, describes the genetic defects of hemoglobins, disease complications, and therapeutic strategies. This book has two distinct sections. The first theme includes seven chapters devoted to the types of hemoglobinopathies, mutation spectrum, diagnostic methods, and disease complications, and the second theme includes three chapters focusing on various treatment strategies. The content of the chapters presented in the book is guided by the knowledge and experience of the contributing authors. This book serves as an important resource and review to the researchers in the field of hemoglobinopathies.

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Inherited Hemoglobin DisordersEdited by Anjana Munshi

Published: November 11th 2015

DOI: 10.5772/59742

ISBN: 978-953-51-2198-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7261-1

Copyright year: 2015

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15079 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

11 Dimensions Citations


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1. Hemoglobinopathy Approach Diagnosis and Treatment Policy

By Mehrdad Payandeh and Masoud Sadeghi


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2. Thalassemia — From Genotype to Phenotype

By Ghada Y. El-Kamah and Khalda S. Amr


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3. Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)

By Ahmed K. Mansour, Sohier Yahia, Rasha El-Ashry, Angi Alwakeel, Ahmad Darwish and Khalil Alrjjal


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4. Interaction between Erythropoiesis and Iron Metabolism in Human β-thalassemia - Recent Advances and New Therapeutic Approaches

By Nadia Maria Sposi


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5. Acute Splenic Sequestration Crisis

By Jorge Peña Siado and Julian Londono Hernández


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6. Comparative Study of the Amount of Re-released Hemoglobin from α-Thalassemia and Hereditary Spherocytosis Erythrocytes

By Yan Su, Hongjie Ma, Hongwang Zhang, Lijun Gao, Guorong Jia, Wenbin Qin and Qitu He


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7. Modifiers of γ-Globin Gene Expression and Treatment of β-Thalassemia

By Anjana Munshi, Sneha Dadeech, M. Sai Babu and Preeti Khetarpal


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8. Novel Therapy Approaches in β-Thalassemia Syndromes — A Role of Genetic Modifiers

By Sonja Pavlovic, Milena Ugrin and Maja Stojiljkovic


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9. Sickle Cell Disease – Current Treatment and New Therapeutical Approaches

By Thais Regina Ferreira de Melo, Lucas dos Reis Ercolin, Rafael Consolin Chelucci, Aylime Castanho Bolognesi Melchior, Carolina Lanaro, Chung Man Chin and Jean Leandro dos Santos


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