Inherited Variant of Erythrocyte Carbonic Anhydrase in Micronesians from Guam and Saipan

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Science  05 Apr 1963:
Vol. 140, Issue 3562, pp. 53-54
DOI: 10.1126/science.140.3562.53


A variant of one form of red cell carbonic anhydrase was discovered in "Chamorro" inhabitants from the islands of Guam and Saipan. Segregation of this trait in four pedigrees indicates that it is under the control of a single autosomal gene.