Acid Phosphatases of Human Red Cells: Predicted Phenotype Conforms to a Genetic Hypothesis

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Science  11 Sep 1964:
Vol. 145, Issue 3637, pp. 1187-1188
DOI: 10.1126/science.145.3637.1187


Analysis of data from 80 families and 369 unrelated individuals confirms the hypothesis that human red cell acid phosphatase phenotypes are determined by three codominant alleles at a single autosomal locus. Further confirmation is afforded by the finding of the predicted sixth phenotype.