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Samir K. Ballas, MD

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1015 Walnut Street
Suite 320
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-5266 (V/M 9-8686)
(215) 955-9170 fax

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Aggregation of normal and sickle hemoglobin in high concentration phosphate buffer
  2. Gender-specific disease modification by NOS3 (multiple letters)
  3. Kinetics of increased deformability of deoxygenated sickle cells upon oxygenation
  4. Hydroxyurea analogues as kinetic and mechanistic probes of the nitric oxide producing reactions of hydroxyurea and oxyhemoglobin
  5. Urease enhances the formation of iron nitrosyl hemoglobin in the presence of hydroxyurea
  6. Effects of iron nitrosylation on sickle cell hemoglobin solubility
  7. Changes in mu opioid receptors and rheological properties of erythrocytes among opioid abusers
  8. Iron nitrosyl hemoglobin formation from the reactions of hemoglobin and hydroxyurea
  9. Treatment of painful sickle cell leg ulcers with topical opioids [2]
  10. In vitro sealing of punctured fetal membranes: Potential treatment for midtrimester premature rupture of membranes
  11. Evidence for carbon monoxide binding to sickle cell polymers during melting
  12. In vitro exposure to hydroxyurea reduces sickle red blood cell deformability
  13. Sudden unexpected death in a patient with splenic sequestration and sickle cell-β +-thalassemia syndrome
  14. Determinants of red cell survival and erythropoietic activity in patients with sickle cell anemia in the steady state
  15. Granulocytic sarcoma in a patient with hemoglobin sc disease
  16. Pleiotropic syndrome of dehydrated hereditary stomatocytosis, pseudohyperkalemia, and perinatal edema maps to 16q23-q24
  17. Cost-effectiveness of hydroxyurea in sickle cell anemia
  18. The reactions of myoglobin, normal adult hemoglobin, sickle cell hemoglobin and hemin with hydroxyurea
  19. The reaction of deoxy-sickle cell hemoglobin with hydroxyurea
  20. Temperature and domain size dependence of sickle cell hemoglobin polymer melting in high concentration phosphate buffer