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Haemoglobin K Woolwich: a study of the family of a homozygote.
  1. R Cabannes,
  2. P Amegnizin,
  3. A Sangare,
  4. D Arne,
  5. R Casey,
  6. H Lehmann

    Abstract

    A family is described in which the proband is homozygous and several relatives are heterozygous for Hb K Woolwich (beta 130 [H10] Lys leads to Gln). These people are clinically and haematologically normal. The relationship between the presence of Hb K Woolwich and beta +-thalassaemia is discussed. The distribution of Hb K Woolwich in West Africa is discussed and it is seen to be closely associated with the Akan group.

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