Molecular analysis of abnormal hemoglobins in beta chain in Aegean region of Turkey and first reports of hemoglobin Andrew-Minneapolis and Hb Hinsdale from Turkey

Aykut A. , Onay H., Durmaz A. , Karaca E., VERGIN C., Aydinok Y., ...More

HEMATOLOGY, vol.20, no.6, pp.354-358, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1179/1607845414y.0000000193
  • Title of Journal : HEMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.354-358


Objectives: The Agean is one of the regions in Turkey where thalassemias and abnormal hemoglobins (Hbs) are prevalent. Combined heterozygosity of thalassemia mutations with a variety of structural Hb variants lead to an extremely wide spectrum of clinical and hematological phenotypes which is of importance for prenatal diagnosis.