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Erythrocyte polymorphisms in five ethnic groups of Northern Côte d'Ivoire.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19490215     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Distribution of some erythrocyte polymorphisms was investigated in five Northern Côte d'Ivoire ethnic groups. For the ABO blood group system, the frequencies of alleles p, q and r were 0.119, 0.150 and 0.731, respectively, while the frequencies of alleles D and d of the Rh blood group system were 0.726 and 0.274, respectively. These values are consistent with published data, while the high incidence of HbAS genotype could result from microevolutionay trends acting on this relatively small population. No 27-bp Southeast Asian ovalocytosis gene deletion was found in the sample.
A Santovito; C Burgarello; P Cervella; M Ouattara; G A Caravatti; B Salvarani; M Delpero
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of immunogenetics     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1744-313X     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Immunogenet.     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-06-03     Completed Date:  2009-08-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101232337     Medline TA:  Int J Immunogenet     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  189-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Animal and Human Biology, University of Turin, Torino, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
ABO Blood-Group System / genetics*
Cote d'Ivoire
Ethnic Groups / genetics*
Gene Frequency / genetics*
Hemoglobins / genetics*
Polymorphism, Genetic
Rh-Hr Blood-Group System / genetics*
Young Adult
Reg. No./Substance:
0/ABO Blood-Group System; 0/Hemoglobins; 0/Rh-Hr Blood-Group System

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