Hemoglobin JKorat in Thais

Science  17 Dec 1965:
Vol. 150, Issue 3703, pp. 1614-1615
DOI: 10.1126/science.150.3703.1614


Hemoglobin JKorat, a "fast" hemoglobin with an anomaly in its beta chain different from the anomalies previously reported, was the major hemoglobin component in the blood of nine subjects among 1923 Thais from northeastern Thailand. After hemoglobin E, JKorat is the second most frequent of the anomalous hemoglobins among Thais.