Molecular basis of thalassemia in Qatar.

  title={Molecular basis of thalassemia in Qatar.},
  author={Aisha Al-Obaidli and Mowafak M Hamodat and Zainab O Fawzi and Mohamed Abu-Laban and Nathalie G{\'e}rard and Rajagopal Krishnamoorthy},
  volume={31 2},
There is a paucity of information on the molecular basis of beta-thalassemia (thal) in Qatar, a country in the southern part of the Arabian Gulf. To decipher the molecular spectrum of beta- thalassemic alleles present in Qatar, we studied 31 clinically recognized patients, including three with sickle cell disease and beta-thal, and an additional six cases… CONTINUE READING