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Gel eletrophoresis of sickle cell anemia patient

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Conclusions related to sickle cell anemia based on a gel eltrophoresis sample image.

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The gel electrophoresis shows a migration pattern that is indicative of a mutation in one of the globin genes. In sickle cell anemia, the Beta globin chain is altered such that the gene changes from normal HbA to HbS. The change ...