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Interethnic genetic differentiation in Africa: HLA class I antigens in The Gambia.

Abstract:

A total of 752 individuals from The Gambia, west Africa who are representative of the major ethnic groups in the capital, Banjul, were serologically typed for HLA-A, -B, and -C antigens. Although all were typically "African" in their antigenic profiles, some marked frequency differences were found between the ethnic groups. Genetic distance comparisons with several other African populations showed that, although these west African populations clustered closely together, the positions of the v...

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Allsopp, CE More by this author
Harding, RM More by this author
Kwiatkowski, D More by this author
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Journal:
American journal of human genetics
Volume:
50
Issue:
2
Pages:
411-421
Publication date:
1992-02-05
EISSN:
1537-6605
ISSN:
0002-9297
URN:
uuid:24a35f71-5c3b-4196-b832-db16a7ff8e28
Source identifiers:
33780
Local pid:
pubs:33780

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