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  1. Genetics Home Reference: Beta thalassemia From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... gov Research studies OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Beta thalassemia On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis ... names Glossary definitions Reviewed July 2009 What is beta thalassemia? Beta thalassemia is a blood disorder that reduces ...
  2. Beta Thalassemia (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... it results in that type of thalassemia. About Beta Thalassemia Beta thalassemia occurs when the gene that controls ... transport oxygen around the body. Continue Types of Beta Thalassemia There are three types of beta thalassemia, depending ...
  3. Beta Thalassemia (Cooley's Anemia Foundation) - PDF  
    Beta Thalassemia To understand how thalassemia affects the human body, you must first understand a little about how ... who have one abnormal beta globin gene have beta thalassemia trait (also known as beta thalassemia minor). BETA ...
  4. ClinicalTrials.gov: beta-Thalassemia From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
  5. Mediterranean anemia; Cooley's anemia; Beta thalassemia; Alpha thalassemia ... alpha globin protein are missing or changed (mutated). Beta thalassemia occurs when similar gene defects affect production of ...
  6. What Is Beta-Thalassemia? (Dolan DNA Learning Center)  
    Sickle Cell Disease : Learn what a difference one amino acid makes. Hemochromatosis : Too much iron is a major health risk.
  7. Thalassemia (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation)  
    ... require lifelong blood transfusions (4, 5). What is beta thalassemia? There are three main forms of beta thalassemia. These are most likely to affect people of ...
  8. About Thalassemia (Cooley's Anemia Foundation)  
    ... then require lifelong blood transfusions and medical care. Beta Thalassemia People whose hemoglobin does not produce enough beta protein have beta thalassemia. It is found in people of Mediterranean descent, ...
  9. What Causes Thalassemias? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... severe anemia. Example of an Inheritance Pattern for Beta Thalassemia The picture shows one example of how beta thalassemia is inherited. The beta globin gene is located ...
  10. Facts about Sickle Cell Disease (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Cell Disease Fact Sheet View and print » HbS beta thalassemia People who have this form of SCD inherit ... gene (“S”) from one parent and one gene for beta thalassemia, another type of anemia, from the other parent. ...
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