Human Biochemical Diversity

Why many plasma protein polymorphisms are present as

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Unformatted text preview: y polymorphisms? Why • Many plasma protein polymorphisms are present as 10% or more of all the alleles at a locus. • This suggests that different alleles are equally effective. Corroboration of population origins and movements and • The following are often used to corroborate genetic evidence: • • • • Skull shapes Archeologic remains Linguistic evidence Ethnographic evidence (especially of origin stories) G6PD deficiency G6PD Brescia, Lombardy, Italy • • • Many different polymorphisms (34...
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