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THE RHESUS GENE AND THE EFFECT OF CONSANGUINITY

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Science  23 Mar 1945:
Vol. 101, Issue 2621, pp. 305-307
DOI: 10.1126/science.101.2621.305

Abstract

It is pointed out that consanguinity among the parents of children affected by erythroblastosis foetalis should be less than in the general population, unless other loci than the R locus are involved in the disease.