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Synonyms: hemoglobin beta chain | hemoglobin subunit beta
Compound class: Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Comment: Beta globin (also referred to as HBB, β-globin, haemoglobin beta, hemoglobin beta, or preferably haemoglobin subunit beta) is a globin protein, which along with alpha globin (HBA), makes up the most common form of haemoglobin in adult humans, the haemoglobin A (HbA).
1. Metcalf B, Chuang C, Dufu K, Patel MP, Silva-Garcia A, Johnson C, Lu Q, Partridge JR, Patskovska L, Patskovsky Y et al.. (2017)
Discovery of GBT440, an Orally Bioavailable R-State Stabilizer of Sickle Cell Hemoglobin.
ACS Med Chem Lett, 8 (3): 321-326. [PMID:28337324]