Transferrins in Venezuelan Indians: High Frequency of a Slow-Moving Variant

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Science  24 Jan 1964:
Vol. 143, Issue 3604, pp. 367-368
DOI: 10.1126/science.143.3604.367


In 58 percent of the Yupa Indians of Venezuela there is a slowmoving transferrin electrophoretically indistinguishable from Tf Dom, which to date, has only been found in Chinese. This finding is additional evidence for the existence of a racial link between South American Indians and Chinese.