Genomes and Genes

HBB/D

Summary

Gene Symbol: HBB/D
Description: hemoglobin subunit beta/delta hybrid
Alias: HBD, hemoglobin subunit delta, Delta-globin, Hemoglobin delta chain
Species: African savanna elephant

Top Publications

  1. Campbell K, Roberts J, Watson L, Stetefeld J, Sloan A, Signore A, et al. Substitutions in woolly mammoth hemoglobin confer biochemical properties adaptive for cold tolerance. Nat Genet. 2010;42:536-40 pubmed publisher
    ..This powerful new approach to directly analyze the genetic and structural basis of physiological adaptations in an extinct species adds an important new dimension to the study of natural selection...