Estimate of the Human Load of Mutations from Heterogeneous Consanguineous Samples

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Science  04 Nov 1960:
Vol. 132, Issue 3436, pp. 1317
DOI: 10.1126/science.132.3436.1317


A formula is presented for the calculation of the mean number of lethal and abnormal equivalents per person. It has been applied to Brazilian, French, and Japanese data.