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Members of the beta-globin family. In humans, they are encoded in a gene cluster on CHROMOSOME 11. They include epsilon-globin, gamma-globin, delta-globin and beta-globin. There is also a pseudogene of beta (theta-beta) in the gene cluster. Adult HEMOGLOBIN is comprised of two ALPHA-GLOBIN chains and two beta-globin chains.

Year introduced: 2009

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.124.400.434.325, D12.776.422.316.762.403.325

MeSH Unique ID: D055544

Entry Terms:

  • beta Globins
  • Non-alpha Globin Chain, Unspecified
  • Non alpha Globin Chain, Unspecified
  • beta-Globin
  • beta Globin

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