Anthropological Science
Online ISSN : 1348-8570
Print ISSN : 0918-7960
Genetic Polymorphism of ADA in Taiwan Aboriginal Populations: New ADA Variants Detected by Isoelectric Focusing Method
FENG JINNARUYA SAITOUTAKAFUMI ISHIDACHEIH-SHAN SUNI-HUNG PANKEIICHI OMOTOSATOSHI HORAI
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1995 Volume 103 Issue 3 Pages 227-234

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ADA subtype polymorphism in nine aboriginal populations (Gaoshan) of Taiwan was studied by means of the IEF method. A new ADA variant allele, ADA*Taiwan1, was in a high allele frequency in two Gaoshan populations, the Amis and the Paiwans. Another new variant, ADA*Taiwan2, was found in only one case of heterozygote in the Saisiats. Allele frequencies of a common allele, ADA*2, in the Paiwans and the Amis were the highest among the Asian populations so far studied.

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