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Our finding gives us hope that we might one day be able to help patients with hemoglobin diseases generate healthy blood cells in their own bodies," said Derek Persons, assistant member in the St.
Coverage includes include understanding blood and the circulatory system; anemia and other hemoglobin diseases such as sickle cell anemia; cancer of the blood, including the various types of leukemia and associated bone marrow disorders; bleeding disorders such as hemophilia and clotting factor deficiencies; disorders of the veins and blood vessels (such as varicose veins); disorders of the arteries (such as high blood pressure) and clotting; and inflammatory and infectious circulatory disorders such as vasculitis, thrombosis, and stroke.
Potential therapeutic implications : "One possible application of forced chromatin looping," added Blobel, "might be in hemoglobin diseases.