Nine different glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) variants in a Malaysian population with Malay, Chinese, Indian and Orang Asli (aboriginal Malaysian) backgrounds.

@article{Wang2008NineDG,
  title={Nine different glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) variants in a Malaysian population with Malay, Chinese, Indian and Orang Asli (aboriginal Malaysian) backgrounds.},
  author={Jichun Wang and E. Z. Luo and Makoto Hirai and Meiji Arai and Eas Abdul-Manan and Zaleha Mohamed-Isa and Ni Hidayah and Hiroyuki Matsuoka},
  journal={Acta medica Okayama},
  year={2008},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={327-32}
}
The Malaysian people consist of several ethnic groups including the Malay, the Chinese, the Indian and the Orang Asli (aboriginal Malaysians). We collected blood samples from outpatients of 2 hospitals in the State of Selangor and identified 27 glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)-deficient subjects among these ethnic groups. In the Malay, G6PD Viangchan (871GA, 1311CT, IVS11 nt93TC) and G6PD Mahidol (487GA) types, which are common in Cambodia and Myanmar, respectively, were detected. The… CONTINUE READING