A 32-year-old member asked:
What is the amino acid substitution that causes hemophilia?
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Pathology 44 years experience
It's not that simple: This isn't sickle cell anemia. A huge variety of different genetic mutations cause hemophilia A. The most common troublesome one is an inversion in intron 22. I'm sorry you had trouble finding an answer to this question, and perhaps you'll enjoy reading up on this complex but fascinating study.
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Last updated Dec 25, 2014
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