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The global distribution of the Duffy blood group

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Blood group variants are characteristic of population groups, and can show conspicuous geographic patterns. Interest in the global prevalence of the Duffy blood group variants is multidisciplinary, but of particular importance to malariologists due to the resistance generally conferred by the Duffy-negative phenotype against Plasmodium vivax infection. Here we collate an extensive geo-database of surveys, forming the evidence-base for a multi-locus Bayesian geostatistical model to generate gl...

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10.1038/ncomms1265

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Big Data Institute
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Author
Publisher:
Springer Nature
Journal:
Nature Communications More from this journal
Volume:
2
Article number:
266
Publication date:
2011-04-05
Acceptance date:
2011-03-03
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EISSN:
2041-1723
Language:
English
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uuid:a80b03f1-4262-40d9-8105-040dab090908
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pubs:131043
Source identifiers:
131043
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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