Journal of
Medical Genetics and Genomics

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Genet. Genomics
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2278
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMGG
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 48

Table of Content: April 2010; 2(2)

April 2010

Co-inheritance ααα anti 3.7 triplication with hemoglobin D/β0 thalassemia: A case report from South-west Iran

Hemoglobin D [Hb D] is the second most common hemoglobin variant in South west of Iran. It places in second position after hemoglobin S. So far up to present, from the genetic point of view, all cases of Hb D are hemoglobin Punjab. Hb D, in all forms, heterozygote, homozygote and compound heterozygote presents with mild anemia or completely asymptomatic that may be discovered accidentally. There was a case presentation...

Author(s): B. Keikhaei, H. Galehdari and B. Salehi

April 2010

Nuclear anomalies in exfoliated buccal epithelial cells of petrol station attendants in Tamilnadu, South India

Petroleum derivative consist of a complex mixture of chemical compounds. Petrol station workers who pump fuel to vehicles absorb the products of fuel fumes and the products of combustion. The exposure posses a risk to human health and development of several types of cancers. A total of 120 petrol station workers and 105 control group of individuals in the age group of 17 to 35 years were recruited, a questionnaire based...

Author(s): K. Rajkokila, S. Shajithanoop and M. V. Usharani