The HBB gene homepage

General information
Gene symbol HBB
Gene name hemoglobin subunit beta
Chromosome 11
Chromosomal band p15.4
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference NC_000011.10
Transcript reference NM_000518.4, NM_000518.5
Associated with diseases HBB, SCD
Citation reference(s) -
Curators (1) MyHVP
Total number of public variants reported 397
Unique public DNA variants reported 67
Individuals with public variants 107
Hidden variants 142
Date created November 21, 2017
Date last updated December 11, 2022
Version HBB:221211

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NCBI Sequence Viewer Show distribution histogram of variants in the NCBI Sequence Viewer

Links to other resources
HGNC 4827
Entrez Gene 3043
PubMed articles HBB
OMIM - Gene 141900
OMIM - Diseases HBB (Beta-thalassaemia)
SCD (Sickle Cell Anemia)
GeneCards HBB
GeneTests HBB
Orphanet HBB

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00000014 11 hemoglobin, beta NM_000518.4 NP_000509.1 396
00000834 11 mRNA NM_000518.5 NP_000509.1 1

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