haemoglobin


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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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Evaluation of various methods of point-of-care testing of haemoglobin concentration in blood donors.
Normal Haemoglobin A consists of 2 b-globin chains and 2 b-globin chains.
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Glycated haemoglobin, diabetes, and mortality in men in Norfolk cohort of European Prospective investigation of cancer and nutrition (EPIC-Norfolk).
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.
Serum ferritin levels correlate with haemoglobin concentration: A report on 589 outpatients from a single centre.
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.
The use of automated HPLC to detect and quantitate haemoglobins.
The reason could be individual differences in the blood protein haemoglobin, scientists believe.
Other bacteria that exclusively infect people, including the diphtheria bug, also appeared to latch on to human haemoglobin.
Haemoglobin solutions intended to transport oxygen in the plasma were first conceived and developed as an alternative to red cell transfusion.
Unexplained variability of glycated haemoglobin in nondiabetic subjects not related to glycaemia.