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Acquired alpha thalassaemia in myelodysplastic syndrome

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Alpha thalassaemia occurs when there is reduced production of the alpha globin compared to beta globin chains of haemoglobin. Although this almost always results from inherited defects in the alpha globin genes, over the past 50 years, a rare acquired form of alpha thalassaemia (AT) has been reported in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS); the so-called ATMDS syndrome. With one exception, in these individuals there appear to be no mutations in the alpha globin genes or their regul...

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Department:
Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
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Supervisor
Department:
Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
Role:
Supervisor
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Pak Leng Cheong
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Pak Leng Cheong
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DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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