Updated: 3/8/2021

Storyboard Description

Anemia Storyboard correct sickle cells

Storyboard Text

  • These are regular red blood cells with no mutation.
  • Regular red blood cells with no mutation.
  • In a person with sickle cells anemia a haemoglobin beta (HBB) genes are mutated.
  • Blood cells with mutations that cause sickle cell disease.
  • In the bases from A to a T the amino acids changes the haemoglobin proteins from the glutamic acid to valine.
  • Sickle cell anaemia is a recessive genetic disease. *The two genes presented are from a person.
  • If someone has a gene for sickle cell disease from one parent and a normal gene from the other parent, the child will have a condition called sickle cell trait.Most people sickle cell causes no problems or symptoms.