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Fetal Hemoglobin

"Fetal Hemoglobin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fetal Hemoglobin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Fetal Hemoglobin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 97 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2011
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