Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

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A Patient With Coinheritance of Alpha-Globin Gene Triplication and IVSI-5 Mutation of Beta-Globin Gene

Majid Naderi 1 , * , Ibrahim Miri-Moghaddam 1 , Akbar Dorgalaleh 2 , Shaban Alizadeh 2 , Shadi Tabibian 2 and Masoud Pishjoo 3
Authors Information
1 Genetic Researcher Center in Non Communicable Disease, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
2 Department of Hematology, Allied Medical School, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Medical Student Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: May 28, 2015, 17 (5)
  • Published Online: May 31, 2015
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: April 11, 2014
  • Accepted: June 24, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms975

To Cite: Naderi M, Miri-Moghaddam I, Dorgalaleh A, Alizadeh S, Tabibian S, et al. A Patient With Coinheritance of Alpha-Globin Gene Triplication and IVSI-5 Mutation of Beta-Globin Gene, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2015 ; 17(5):-. doi: 10.17795/zjrms975.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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