HbChesapeake -->
haemoglobin Chesapeake
medical dictionary

An abnormal Hb with a single a chain substitution, molecular formula a292Arg→Leub2A; heterozygotes have polycythaemia, apparently to compensate for the increased oxygen affinity of this Hb, resulting in decreased liberation of oxygen in the tissues.

Abbreviation: HbChesapeake

American spelling: hemoglobin Chesapeake

(05 Mar 2000)