The Le(a+b+) phenotype in Polynesians.

  title={The Le(a+b+) phenotype in Polynesians.},
  author={Stephen M. Henry and Layne A. Simpson and D. G. Woodfield},
  journal={Human heredity},
  volume={38 2},
The presence of the rare Lewis phenotype Le(a+b+) is reported in various Polynesian groups, including Maoris, Samoans, Cook Islanders, Nuieans and Tokelau Islanders. The phenotype was found in Polynesians of all blood groups and the frequency was significantly increased in group 0 persons. The phenotype was not significantly associated with H reactivity in group A donors and showed no correlation with age or sex. 

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