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Progress in the clinical mangement of patients afflicted with hereditary hemoglobin diseases has noticeably lagged in comparison with the immense contribution these disorders have made to the understanding of basic genetic mechanisms. This fact is acknowledged by Necheles, Allen, and Finkel in focusing their monograph upon the clinical aspects of hemoglobinopathy.
Over half the book deals with thalassemia, probably a reflection of the authors' interests as well as the general concern in biological research with processes of genetic regulation. Thalassemia has long been considered as potentially an excellent system for the investigation of the processes of genetic control, but unfortunately
Clinical Disorders of Hemoglobin Structure and Synthesis.. Ann Intern Med. 1969;71:1224. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-71-6-1224_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;71(6):1224.
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