Hb Columbia Missouri alpha88(F9)Ala->Val
CONTACT Internal
HEMATOLOGY Erythrocytosis in the heterozygote
ELECTROPHORESIS No separation observed by conventional methods or IEF
CHROMATOGRAPHY No separation observed; analytic HPLC of the globin chains indicated a broadening of the alpha peak; an abnormal alphaX chain was observed by reversed phase HPLC
STRUCTURE STUDIES Tryptic peptides of alphaX chain were separated by reversed phase HPLC; amino acid analysis; sequencing
DNA ANALYSES Not reported; presumed mutation GCG->GTG; alpha2 or alpha1
FUNCTIONAL STUDIES Increased oxygen affinity
STABILITY Not reported
OCCURRENCE Found in a Caucasian family
OTHER INFORMATION Quantity of the variant in the heterozygote could not be determined
1. Perry, M.C., Head, C., Fairbanks, V.F., Jones, R.T., Taylor, H., and Proud, V.: Mayo Clin. Proc., 66:5, 1991.

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