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Thalassaemia.

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Thalassaemia is one of the most common genetic diseases worldwide, with at least 60,000 severely affected individuals born every year. Individuals originating from tropical and subtropical regions are most at risk. Disorders of haemoglobin synthesis (thalassaemia) and structure (eg, sickle-cell disease) were among the first molecular diseases to be identified, and have been investigated and characterised in detail over the past 40 years. Nevertheless, treatment of thalassaemia is still largel...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, RDM Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Lancet (London, England)
Volume:
379
Issue:
9813
Pages:
373-383
Publication date:
2012-01-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:74d9c118-ac9f-40f4-8c75-c47509121034
Source identifiers:
175575
Local pid:
pubs:175575

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