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The Sickled Cell

From Myths to Molecules

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674189065

Publication Date: 10/14/1986

197 pages

11 line illustrations, 31 halftones, 1 table


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  • Preface
  • 1. The Sickle of Africa
  • 2. Evolution and Hemoglobin
  • 3. The Microevolution of Sickling
  • 4. African Repeater Children
  • 5. The Molecular Perspective
  • 6. The Sickle Helix
  • 7. Confronting Sickling at the Genes
  • 8. The Search for Antisickling Agents
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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