A phased SNP-based classification of sickle cell anemia HBB haplotypes.

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Published in BMC Genomics on August 11, 2017


Elmutaz M Shaikho1,2, John J Farrell1, Abdulrahman Alsultan3, Hatem Qutub4, Amein K Al-Ali4, Maria Stella Figueiredo5, David H K Chui1, Lindsay A Farrer1,6, George J Murphy1, Gustavo Mostoslavsky1, Paola Sebastiani6, Martin H Steinberg7

Author Affiliations

1: Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E. Concord St, Boston, MA, 02118, USA.
2: Bioinformatics Program, Boston University, Boston, MA, 02215, USA.
3: Sickle Cell Disease Research Center and Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
4: Al-Omran Scientific Chair, King Faisal University, Al-Ahssa and Institute for Research & Medical Consultation, Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
5: Hematology and Blood Transfusion Division, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sáo Paulo, Brazil.
6: Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 02118, USA.
7: Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E. Concord St, Boston, MA, 02118, USA. mhsteinb@bu.edu.

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