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  • n  a colorless protein obtained by removing heme from hemoglobin; the oxygen carrying compound in red blood cells

  • The result is that the hemoglobin of the red blood cells carries less oxygen than normal, plus a load of the poisonous carboxyhemo-globin.
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  • Potential gene therapy for Sickle cell disease
    ( Journal of Clinical Investigation ) In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Zulema Romero and colleagues investigated the utility of a genetic vector encoding a human hemoglobin gene engineered to impede sickle hemoglobin and prevent the sickling of red blood cells.
    July 1, 2013 - EurekAlert!
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  • Karl Gebhardt in ScienceBlog.com (blog)
    Griff Rodgers is an outstanding physician-scientist and molecular hematologist. He has made singular contributions to the study of globin disorders and is internationally recognized for his contributions to the development of effective therapy for... Elias Zerhouni http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elias_Zerhouni&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEqrdmHrt0iOTdZLpvgjWylUhK9Uw National Institutes of Health (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/apr2007/niddk-02.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGjQXfL9MsODSWx1rXhp0FH88m0ng Apr 3, 2007 42384 58183 globular Before this observation, we had only one example of an intermediate-mass black hole - in the globular cluster G1, in the nearby Andromeda Galaxy", said astronomer Karl Gebhardt of the University of Texas at Austin, USA, and a member of the team...

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