Population genetics of haemoglobin variants, thalassaemia and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, with particular reference to the malaria hypothesis.

@article{Siniscalco1966PopulationGO,
  title={Population genetics of haemoglobin variants, thalassaemia and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, with particular reference to the malaria hypothesis.},
  author={Marcello Siniscalco and L. Bernini and G. Filippi and B. Latte and P M Meera Khan and Sergio Piomelli and Mario C. Rattazzi},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1966},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={379-93}
}
The authors report data on the genetic distribution of thalassaemia and of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in the populations of certain Sardinian villages, many of which are not only of great antiquity but have maintained isolation for very long periods and therefore possess the following three requirements for suitability for investigation of the possible interrelationships among malaria, thalassaemia and G-6-PD deficiency: a reasonable degree of ethnic homogeneity, availability… CONTINUE READING

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