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haemoglobin

(US), hemoglobin
a conjugated protein, consisting of haem and the protein globin, that gives red blood cells their characteristic colour. It combines reversibly with oxygen and is thus very important in the transportation of oxygen to tissues
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ICSH recommendations for the measurement of haemoglobin A2.
Haematologists have long sought to reactivate fetal haemoglobin as a treatment for children and adults with sickle cell disease (SCD), the painful, sometimes life-threatening genetic disorder that deforms red blood cells and disrupts normal circulation.
Function The principal function of haemoglobin is to combine with and transport oxygen from the lungs and deliver it to all body tissues, where it's required to provide energy for the chemical reactions of living cells.
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My doctor arranged a glycated haemoglobin test and it came back high, so he increased my medication to lower it.
Clinical use of WHO haemoglobin colour scale: validation and critique.