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.
What does AS stand for?
AS stands for Sickle-cell Trait (carrier; genetics)
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We have 206 other meanings of AS in our Acronym Attic
- Automation Specialist
- Autonomous System (ATM)
- Autos Suecos (Spanish: Swedish Cars)
- Autosavants.com (car enthusiasts)
- Auxiliary Steam
- Auxiliary Submarine
- Aviation Safety
- Aviation Ship (US DoD)
- Aviation Support Equipment Technician
- Complex Antenna
- Submarine Tender
- Wait (logging abbreviation)
- Åsane Fotball (Norwegian football club)
- Air & Surface Maneuvering Module (TARTAR)
- Advanced Systems and Concepts
- Alarm, Surveillance, & Control (Alcatel)
- Airborne Systems and Crew Station
- American Science and Engineering Inc
- Aviation, Space & Environmental Medicine (journal)
- Atmospheric Science and Remote Sensing
Samples in periodicals archive:
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.