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Fetal Hemoglobin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fetal Hemoglobin
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.124.400.303
D12.776.422.316.762.320
Unique ID
D005319
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005319
Scope Note
The major component of hemoglobin in the fetus. This HEMOGLOBIN has two alpha and two gamma polypeptide subunits in comparison to normal adult hemoglobin, which has two alpha and two beta polypeptide subunits. Fetal hemoglobin concentrations can be elevated (usually above 0.5%) in children and adults affected by LEUKEMIA and several types of ANEMIA.
Entry Version
HBF
Entry Term(s)
Hemoglobin F
Registry Number
9034-63-3
CAS Type 1 Name
Hemoglobin F
NLM Classification #
WQ 210.5
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Fetal Hemoglobin Preferred
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