Links to laboratories where current
research is being done. Research are directed to the further understanding
of mechanisms of Sickle Cell Disease.
contains a comprehensive list of sickle
cell associations, centers and clinics in the United States
-contains links to
websites that have simple experiments to arouse curiosity and appreciation
for concepts used to study and explain sickle cell disease
entry on Sickle Cell
-GeneReviews (formerly known as GeneClinics)
is an online publication of the University of
Washington, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and is
freely available on the GeneTests website. GeneReviews entries are viewed
about 2,000 times each day by more than 30,000 registered users.
GeneReviews is posted under GeneTests Web
-GeneTests Web site is a publicly funded medical genetics information
resource developed for physicians, other healthcare providers, and
researchers, available at no cost to all interested persons.
-the National Library of Medicine's web site about genetic conditions and
the genes responsible for those conditions. Also provides several
resources for patient support and genetic counseling.
Sickle Cell Virtual Lab
-has simple to understand knowledge of Sickle Cell Disease and also
provided with several good graphics. The Virtual Lab sections helps to
familiarize with apparatus used for study of Sickle Cells.
located in University of
Arkansas for Medical Sciences Partners in Health Science web site
Gallery of still pictures and animations
by Jonathan Lukin, Dept. of Biological Sciences,
Carnegie Mellon University
a great variety of graphics that demonstrates the transition of hemoglobin
and its subunits from oxy- to deoxy-states.
on Sickle Cell Fibers: All Twisted Up
approaches for understanding the stability of sickle cell fibers