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Fetal haemoglobin and malaria

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The inherited disorders of human haemoglobin are very common in some populations. Relative protection afforded to heterozygous carriers of these conditions against P. falciparum malaria is a likely cause for these high gene frequencies. However, very little is known at the cellular level of how this protective effect works. As an approach to this problem, an in vitro culture technique was developed in order to examine the factors which might modify the interaction of

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division

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Supervisor
Publication date:
1978
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
604192999
URN:
uuid:6619bb77-2a9b-405e-b221-b8b2c3034b07
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td:604192999
Language:
English

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