About the Authors

Christos Chassanidis

angbalip@gmail.com (AB); xxmbgcc@gmail.com (CC)

Affiliation Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Thalassaemia and Hemoglobinopathies Center, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Effrossyni Boutou

Affiliation Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Thalassaemia and Hemoglobinopathies Center, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Ersi Voskaridou

Affiliation Thalassaemia and Hemoglobinopathies Center, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Angeliki Balassopoulou

angbalip@gmail.com (AB); xxmbgcc@gmail.com (CC)

Affiliation Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Thalassaemia and Hemoglobinopathies Center, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CC EB AB. Performed the experiments: CC. Analyzed the data: CC EB AB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CC EB EV AB. Wrote the paper: CC EB AB. Provision of patient samples: EV. Made useful comments: EV. Revised and approved the manuscript: EB AB.