Residual family resemblance for PTC taste sensitivity

D. C. Rao, N. E. Morton

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Abstract

Complex segregation analysis reveals no evidence for incomplete dominance, polygenic variation, or an effect of family environment on PTC sensitivity. Estimates of gene frequency and displacement from a phenotypic trichotomy agree closely with conventional values for the dichotomy of tasters vs. nontasters.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)317-320
Number of pages4
JournalHuman genetics
Volume36
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1977
Externally publishedYes

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