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Melanesians and Polynesians share a unique alpha-thalassemia mutation.

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Several genetic markers that provide information on population migrations and affinities have been detected by studies of proteins and cellular antigens in blood. Analysis of DNA polymorphisms promises to yield many further population markers, and we report here the distribution of a new alpha-globin gene deletion (-alpha 3.7 III) detected by a restriction enzyme mapping. This is found frequently in Melanesians and Polynesians but not in five other populations in which alpha-thalassemia is pr...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Jenner Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
Weatherall Insti. of Molecular Medicine
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Journal:
American journal of human genetics
Volume:
37
Issue:
3
Pages:
571-580
Publication date:
1985-05-01
EISSN:
1537-6605
ISSN:
0002-9297
Source identifiers:
53944
Language:
English
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pubs:53944
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uuid:24e27b1a-15e9-48ab-a41c-5ce186f60322
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pubs:53944
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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