Mode of inheritance of finger dermatoglyphic traits among Vaidyas of West Bengal, India

  title={Mode of inheritance of finger dermatoglyphic traits among Vaidyas of West Bengal, India},
  author={M Sengupta and Bibha Karmakar},
  journal={Annals of Human Biology},
  pages={526 - 540}
Background: It is well established that dermatoglyphics are genetically determined. But, to date, few studies have given attention to the inheritance pattern of dermatoglyphics. Furthermore, despite the existence of different advanced statistical packages, none of these previous studies implemented a model-fitting technique to reveal the mode of inheritance. Thus, the genetic nature of dermatoglyphics is still not clear. Aim: In the present communication, an attempt has been made to provide… 

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