Categories Anthropology I

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

In man, both proteins (present in serum portion of the blood) and enzymes (present within the red blood cells/erythrocytes) have been screened for polymorphisms. Generally, the discovery of polymorphisms of serum protein preceded that of red cell enzymes in man. The first to be discovered was haptoglobin (HP) reported by Smithies , followed by Transferrin […]

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