Blood Groupings in Marshallese

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Science  06 Mar 1959:
Vol. 129, Issue 3349, pp. 644-645
DOI: 10.1126/science.129.3349.644-a


The absence of the Diego blood factor, the extremely low incidence of the M gene, and the unusually high R1 gene frequency of the Marshallese more nearly resemble the blood groupings of the people of the western islands of Indonesia than the blood groupings of the Amerindians.