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August 19, 1974

Scientific Notation for Hemoglobin Munchausen

Author Affiliations

Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation Hematology Department La Jolla, Calif

JAMA. 1974;229(8):1045. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230460013006

To the Editor.—  At considerable expenditure of effort and money our laboratory has been able to complete the amino acid sequence in hemoglobin Munchausen discovered by Dr. John Lindenbaum.1 We believe the standard scientific nomenclature2 should be as follows:Hgb Munchausen α2 β26glu→glu