This peper summarizes the defects reported to date in β +- and β(°)- thalassemia, and gives details about recent results in two different kinds of β°-thalassemia In addition, we describe new polymorphisms in the β-globin genes which may be useful in the antenatal diagnosis of the β-thalassemias, and in following the evolution of β-thalassemia genes.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Birth Defects: Original Article Series|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 1982|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Developmental Biology