Transferrin D1: Identity in Australian Aborigines and American Negroes

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Science  19 May 1967:
Vol. 156, Issue 3777, pp. 936-937
DOI: 10.1126/science.156.3777.936


Human transferrin D1 obtained from an Australian aborigine was found to have the same substitution of glycine for aspartic acid in peptide 1C previously shown in transferrin D1 from an American Negro. This finding is relevant to formation of distinct Australoid and African populations.