Parentage Testing Using DBP Subtyping in South African (SA) Populations
Part of the
Advances in Forensic Haemogenetics
book series (HAEMOGENETICS, volume 4)
The vitamin D binding protein (DBP) of human plasma, also referred to as group specific component (GC), was first described by Hirschfeld in 1959. One of its major functions is to act as a transport protein for vitamin D-3 and its naturally occurring derivatives.
KeywordsGenetic System South African Group Specific Component Paternity Case Monospecific Antiserum
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