Human Genetics

, Volume 59, Issue 2, pp 164–165 | Cite as

Absence of linkage between transcobalamin II and ABO

  • Jurg Ott
  • Marijke Fràter-Schröder
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In a linkage analysis of 29 pedigrees with a total of 196 individuals, absence of close linkage between transcobalamin II (TC2) and ABO is demonstrated. Recombination fraction values of θ<f0.23 can be excluded. In five additional familes comprising a total of 23 individuals, absence of tight linkage between TC2 and HLA is demonstrated. Values of θ<0.08 can be excluded.


Internal Medicine Metabolic Disease Linkage Analysis Close Linkage Recombination Fraction 
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© Springer-Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jurg Ott
    • 1
    • 2
  • Marijke Fràter-Schröder
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.City Statistical OfficeUniversity of ZürichZürichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsUniversity of ZürichZürichSwitzerland

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