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Type: Artigo
Title: Hb S-São Paulo : a new sickling hemoglobin with stable polymers and decreased oxygen affinity
Author: Jorge, Susan E.D.C.
Petruk, Ariel A.
Kimura, Elza M.
Oliveira, Denise M.
Caire, Lucas
Suemasu, Cintia N.
Silveira, Paulo A.A.
Albuquerque, Dulcineia M.
Costa, Fernando F.
Skaf, Munir S.
Martínez, Leandro
Sonati, Maria de Fatima
Abstract: Hb S-São Paulo (SP) [HBB:c.20A > T p.Glu6Val; c.196A > G p.Lys65Glu] is a new double-mutant hemoglobin that was found in heterozygosis in an 18-month-old Brazilian male with moderate anemia. It behaves like Hb S in acid electrophoresis, isoelectric focusing and solubility testing but shows different behavior in alkaline electrophoresis, cation-exchange HPLC and RP-HPLC. The variant is slightly unstable, showed reduced oxygen affinity and also appeared to form polymers more stable than the Hb S. Molecular dynamics simulation suggests that the polymerization is favored by interfacial electrostatic interactions. This provides a plausible explanation for some of the reported experimental observations
Subject: Hemoglobinas
Dinâmica molecular
Country: Estados Unidos
Editor: Elsevier
Rights: Fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/
Date Issue: 2012
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