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beta-Globins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
beta-Globins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.124.400.434.325
D12.776.422.316.762.403.325
Unique ID
D055544
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055544
Scope Note
Members of the beta-globin family. In humans, they are encoded in a gene cluster on CHROMOSOME 11. They include epsilon-globin, gamma-globin, delta-globin and beta-globin. There is also a pseudogene of beta (theta-beta) in the gene cluster. Adult HEMOGLOBIN is comprised of two ALPHA-GLOBIN chains and two beta-globin chains.
Entry Term(s)
Non-alpha Globin Chain, Unspecified
beta-Globin
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Globins (1968-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2009; for BETA-GLOBIN see GLOBINS 1988-2008
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2009/07/21
beta-Globins Preferred
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