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Pepsinogens: Genetic Polymorphism in Man

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Science  03 Apr 1970:
Vol. 168, Issue 3927, pp. 144-145
DOI: 10.1126/science.168.3927.144

Abstract

Population frequencies of the two patterns of pepsinogen excretion (with and without pepsinogen 5) and family studies indicate that pepsinogen 5 is controlled by a pair of genes, Pga and Pgb, at a single autosomal locus and that Pga is dominant.