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What does AS stand for?

AS stands for Sickle-cell Trait (carrier; genetics)

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Aviation Safety
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Air & Surface Maneuvering Module (TARTAR)
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American Science and Engineering Inc
Aviation, Space & Environmental Medicine (journal)
Atmospheric Science and Remote Sensing

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On the other hand, old age of his parents and relatives - up to 50 years - means they could very well have carried sickle-cell traits, and could therefore have been highly resistant to malaria.
Since long, it has been known that sickle-cell trait (HbAS) affords protection against P.
Both have the sickle-cell trait (SCT), a condition in which you have one gene for sickle cell hemoglobin and another for normal hemoglobin.
New York's Civil Rights Law covers blind or deaf employees and Florida protects employees who carry the sickle-cell trait.
Sudden death tied to sickle-cell trait Black military recruits carrying the abnormal hemoglobin S in their red blood cells are 28 to 40 times more likely to die suddenly during strenuous physical exertion than are recruits without the so-called sickle-cell trait, researchers reported this week.
An autopsy revealed that Plancher had the sickle-cell trait and that over-exertion during the workout triggered a reaction that caused his death.
The precise mechanism by which sickle-cell trait imparts resistance to malaria is unknown.

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