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Alpha-thalassaemia and the malaria hypothesis.

Abstract:
Recent population genetic studies of the distribution of alpha+-thalassaemia in Melanesia using DNA analysis have provided strong support for the hypothesis that high frequencies of this genetic disorder are the result of natural selection by malaria.
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10.1159/000205870

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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:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Acta haematologica
Volume:
78
Issue:
2-3
Pages:
173-179
Publication date:
1987-01-01
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EISSN:
1421-9662
ISSN:
0001-5792
Source identifiers:
35298
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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