Categories Anthropology I

I.9.6 Age, sex and population variation as genetic marker- HLA

Human Leucocyte Antigen System (HLA) The term HLA refers to the Human Leucocyte Antigen System, which is controlled by genes on the short arm of chromosome six. The HLA loci are part of the genetic region known as the Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC). The MHC has genes (including HLA) which are integral to normal function […]

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Categories Anthropology I

I.9.6 Age, sex and population variation as genetic marker- Rh blood groups

The Rhesus-System The discovery of Rhesus (Rh) blood groups- Landsteiner and Wiener Its role in erythroblastosis foetalis – Levine Synthesis of Rh gene complex- Fisher’s , The CDE system – Fisher and Wiener A numerical Rh notation system free from any genetical implications was developed by Rosenfield et al. A number of Rh variants have […]

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