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Classic_1984 04-24-2007 03:49 PM

Sickle cell, Nonsense mutation?
 
Can someone tell me if Sickle Cell is as whats known as a Nonsense mutation diease?

The variant I refer to is Sickle cell thalassaemia. Sickle cell trait from one parent, and beta thalassaemia trait from the other OR Sickle beta+thal.

Thanks


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