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Blood Groups in Horses. Genetic Study

  • Luba Podliachouk
  • R. Beaud
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Summary

Genetic and mathematical studies enable us to state that the 18 horse blood factors belong to at least 8 genetic systems.

The A system contains 6 blood factors: A 1, F, H1, H2, I and O. The J system contains 4 blood factors: E, G, J1, and J2. The D system contains 2 blood factors: D1 and D2.

The blood factors C, K, Fr4 and Fr5 are bi-allelic.

A relationship exists between the blood factors Fr1 and Fr3.

The genes that determine the horse’s blood factors are located at at least 8 loci.

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References

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Luba Podliachouk
    • 1
  • R. Beaud
    • 1
  1. 1.Pasteur InstituteParisFrance

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