Hb J-Norfolk alpha57(E6)Gly->Asp
ALSO KNOWN AS Kagoshima; Nishik-I; Nishik-II; Nishik-III
CONTACT External
HEMATOLOGY Normal in the heterozygote
ELECTROPHORESIS Hb X moves to the position of Hb J on starch gel and cellulose acetate at alkaline pH; moves with Hb A (citrate agar) and ahead of Hb A on paper
CHROMATOGRAPHY Hb X can be separated from Hb A by cation and anion exchange chromatography
STRUCTURE STUDIES Tryptic digestion; separation of peptides by fingerprinting; amino acid analysis; sequencing of selected peptides
DNA ANALYSES Not reported; presumed mutation GGC->GAC; alpha2 or alpha1
FUNCTIONAL STUDIES Normal oxygen affinity
OCCURRENCE Found in English, Italian, Japanese, and Nepali families
OTHER INFORMATION Quantity in heterozygotes around 25%
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This material is from the book A Syllabus of Human Hemoglobin Variants (1996) by Titus H.J. Huisman, Marianne F.H. Carver, and Georgi D. Efremov, published by The Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation in Augusta, GA, USA. Copyright © 1996 by Titus H.J. Huisman. All rights reserved. Neither this work nor any part may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, microfilming and recording, or by any information storage and retrieval systems, without written permission.