Biochemical Genetics

, Volume 25, Issue 3–4, pp 231–238 | Cite as

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) Guantánamo and G6PD Caujerí: Two new glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase-deficient variants found in Cuba

  • A. Gutiérrez
  • M. García
  • M. Estrada
  • I. Quintero
  • R. González
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Abstract

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency was identified in two children who were studied because of hemolytic episodes. The electrophoretic and kinetic properties of the mutant enzymes allowed us to conclude that both of them were new variants. They were named G6PD Guantánamo and G6PD Caujerí.

Key words

glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency enzyme characterization hemolytic anemia G6PD variants 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Gutiérrez
    • 1
  • M. García
    • 1
  • M. Estrada
    • 1
  • I. Quintero
    • 1
  • R. González
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de Hematología e InmunologíaApartadoCuba

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