fetal hemoglobin

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fetal hemoglobin

[′fēd·əl ′hē·mə‚glō·bən]
(biochemistry)
A normal embryonic hemoglobin having alpha chains identical to those of normal adult human hemoglobin, and gamma chains similar to adult beta chains.
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Other Ache genes which, combined with the Sickle Cell gene ('S') can produce Sickle Cell Disease are beta-thalassaemia, Hereditary Persistence of Fetal Haemoglobin (Haemoglobin-F or Fhereditary), Haemoglobin-D, etc.