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Which condition is characterized by the production of significant fetal hemoglobin (hemoglobin F) well into adulthood?

Hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin (HPFH)

What is the result of a point mutation in Hbß, leading to a change from Glu to Val at amino acid 6?

Sickle cell anemia

Which condition is associated with the deletion of five amino acids in the β-chains of the abnormal protein?

Hemoglobin Gun Hill

What is the characteristic feature of Hb Barts and HbH in alpha-thalassemia?

(β4) and (γ4)

In uncontrolled diabetes, what can increase more than twice normal, leading to the generation of more HbA1c than normal?

Blood glucose level

What is the result of a point mutation in Hbß, leading to a change from Glu to Val at amino acid 6?

(microcytic anemia)

What happens in α thalassemia when one of the 4 gene copies are not expressed?

leads to increased death

What are the subunits that form tetramers in beta thalassemia?

β subunits

What is associated with a point mutation in Hbß that leads to the formation of Hb C or Hb E?

Chronic hemolytic anemia

What results from a mutation or incorrect splicing in beta thalassemia?

Thalassemia

Explore the variations in function and structure of myoglobin and hemoglobin, including their ability to bind oxygen molecules, heme group composition, and subunit pair twisting patterns.

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