The population that ubiquitously inherits the condition is African Americans, Southeast Asians, and Middle Eastern societies (Ricci et al., 2013).
“In the United States, approximately 70,000 to 100,000 people have the disease, and 2 million have the sickle cell trait” (Ricci et al., 2013, p....
When being formed, you get half of your chromosomes from one parent and the other half from the other parent.
These traits that are passed down carry any disease and other problems that may run in the family.
[tags: Sickle-cell disease, Red blood cell, Sickle] - sickle cell anemia sickle cell anemia (sickle cell disease) is a disorder of the blood caused by an inherited abnormal hemoglobin (the oxygen-carrying protein within the red bloodcells).
The abnormal hemoglobin causes distorted (sickled) red blood cells.
Red blood cells contain a molecule called hemoglobin, which carries oxygen throughout the body.
In a healthy person, hemoglobin is smooth, round, and flexible.
The sickled red blood Sickle cell anemia (sickle cell disease) is a disorder of the blood caused by an inherited abnormal hemoglobin (the oxygen-carrying protein within the red bloodcells)....
[tags: Red blood cell, Sickle-cell disease] - Each person has their very own genetic blueprint that makes each person a little bit different from each other.