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Beta-thalassemia (ß-thalassemia) is a form of thalassemia due to mutations in the HBB gene on chromosome 11 , inherited in an autosomal recessive fashion.
Avoiding spleen removal for Cooley's anemia sufferers

Avoiding spleen removal for Cooley's anemia sufferers

Variation in the BCL11A gene linked to moderated symptoms of beta-thalassemia

Variation in the BCL11A gene linked to moderated symptoms of beta-thalassemia

Discovery of protein that plays a key role in the recycling of iron from blood

Discovery of protein that plays a key role in the recycling of iron from blood

New research may lead to future gene therapies for patients with sickle cell anemia and beta-thalassemia

New research may lead to future gene therapies for patients with sickle cell anemia and beta-thalassemia

First case of successful ovarian tissue transplantation between two, nonidentical sisters

First case of successful ovarian tissue transplantation between two, nonidentical sisters

Woman has successful ovarian transplant from her sister

Woman has successful ovarian transplant from her sister

Mechanism driving iron overload in thalassemia identified

Mechanism driving iron overload in thalassemia identified

New drug may revolutionize how chronic iron overload is treated in chronic anemia patients

New drug may revolutionize how chronic iron overload is treated in chronic anemia patients

Researchers identify the role of a protein in hemoglobin gene silencing

Researchers identify the role of a protein in hemoglobin gene silencing

DNA repair kit announced by scientists

DNA repair kit announced by scientists

New simple and cost-effective method of diagnosing hereditary genetic disorders

New simple and cost-effective method of diagnosing hereditary genetic disorders

New advances in sickle cell disease

New advances in sickle cell disease

Technique for genetically modifying blood stem cells brings cure for blood diseases closer

Technique for genetically modifying blood stem cells brings cure for blood diseases closer