A genetic study among the Lepchas of the Darjeeling area of eastern India.

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A total of 215 Lepchas (75 Buddhists and 140 Christians) living in the Kalimpong subdivision, Darjeeling district, West Bengal, India, were investigated for the distribution of haemoglobin, serum proteins and red cell enzymes. The gene frequencies were as follows: HbE = 0.02; Hp1 = 0.18; TfB = 0.007; TfDChi = 0.005; Gc2 = 0.22; pa = 0.18; pc = 0.03; PGM2(1… (More)

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@article{Saha1987AGS, title={A genetic study among the Lepchas of the Darjeeling area of eastern India.}, author={N. Saha and S. P. Bhattacharyya and B. Mukhopadhyay and S. K. Bhattacharyya and R. K. Gupta and A. Basu}, journal={Human heredity}, year={1987}, volume={37 2}, pages={113-21} }