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Sickle Hemoglobin Summary

Description: An abnormal hemoglobin resulting from the substitution of valine for glutamic acid at position 6 of the beta chain of the globin moiety. The heterozygous state results in sickle cell trait, the homozygous in sickle cell anemia.

Also Known As: Hemoglobin, Sickle; Deoxygenated Sickle Hemoglobin; Deoxyhemoglobin S; Hemoglobin SS; Hemoglobin, Deoxygenated Sickle Show All >>

Networked: 665 relevant articles (14 outcomes, 43 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Sickle Hemoglobin is Relevant

  1. Sickle Cell Anemia (Hemoglobin S Disease) : 7 outcomes 17 studies in 281 results
  2. Malaria : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 33 results
  3. Stroke (Strokes) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 34 results
  4. Sickle Cell Trait : 1 outcome 2 studies in 34 results
  5. Falciparum Malaria (Plasmodium falciparum Malaria) : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results
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Drugs Related to Sickle Hemoglobin

  1. Hydroxyurea (Hydrea)
  2. Fetal Hemoglobin (Hemoglobin F)
  3. Hemoglobin C
  4. beta-Globins (beta Globin)
  5. Oxygen
  6. Hemoglobin A
  7. Hemoglobins (Hemoglobin)
  8. Globins
  9. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)
  10. Lactic Acid
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Therapies Related to Sickle Hemoglobin

  1. Blood Transfusion (Blood Transfusions)
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Erythrocyte Transfusion
  4. Homologous Transplantation (Allograft)
  5. Lasers (Laser)
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