Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for delta beta-thalassemia

Delta beta-thalassemia [DOID:0080773]

A beta thalassemia that is characterized by decreased or absent synthesis of both the delta- and beta-globin chains, which leads to a compensatory increase in fetal gamma-chain synthesis. This disorder results in a microcytic anemia that is clinically mild.

Synonyms:  delta beta-thalassemia,  DOID:0080773,  delta betathalassemia,  delta beta-thalassemias