Complex segregation analysis of tongue pigmentation: A search for residual family resemblance

D. C. Rao, R. Lew

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Abstract

Complex segregation analysis of tongue pigmentation in 493 nuclear families fails to indicate significant evidence for incomplete recessivity, polygenic variation, or an effect of sibship environment, thus establishing simple Mendelian inheritance for the trait.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)317-320
Number of pages4
JournalHuman heredity
Volume28
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1978

Keywords

  • Mixed model
  • Pigmentation
  • Segregation analysis
  • Tongue

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