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Seroprimatology of Chimpanzees: Blood-Group Distribution as a "Racial" Characteristic

Science  08 Apr 1966:
Vol. 152, Issue 3719, pp. 219-220
DOI: 10.1126/science.152.3719.219

Abstract

Significant differences in the distribution of human-type and simian-type blood groups have been demonstrated in chimpanzees classified into subspecies or "races" on the basis of morphological traits. The differences in chimpanzees are analogous to racial differences in the distribution of blood groups in man.

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