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Sickle cell anemia disease molecular basis, is the change of which amino acid residue for a valine at position 6 of the ?-chain ?

( A ) lysine
( B ) serine
( C ) glutamic acid
( D ) aspartate

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(C) is the right answer.

correct or normal sequence has glutamic acid code (GAG); diseased or abnormal sequence has valine (GUG)
answered Apr 3, 2014 by pady_1