A Website dedicated to educating the public  about  the  structure  of  sickle cell  hemoglobin  and  the  mechanism of sickle cell disease. Learn about the basics of Sickle Cell Anemia
Find out the current research on Sickle Cell Anemia
Links to several sites concerned with Sickle Cell Anemia
sickle cell image modified from:
www.cc.nih.gov/ccc/ ccnews/nov99/

Website headed by:
Prof. Ishita Mukerji 
Associate Professor

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Department

Molecular Biophysics Program

Wesleyan University

sponsored in part by:

The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue 
Medical Research Foundation.

 last updated: March 05, 2004

Schematic representation of hemoglobin in the deoxy state.  In this state there is no oxygen bound to the hemoglobin.