sickle cell

Sickle cell disease

What is sickle cell disease? Sickle cell disease is the presence of haemoglobin S and any other abnormal haemoglobin. The haemoglobin is a protein contained in your red cells. It is responsible for transporting oxygen from tissues to the lungs and back (transporting and delivering oxygen around the body). The haemoglobin is usually made of …

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