Hæmoglobin Variants in Sarawak and North Borneo

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ABNORMAL hæmoglobins are frequent in southeast Asia1. However, only one report of a search for abnormal hæmoglobin variants in Sarawak has so far appeared : among 101 blood samples from Land Dyaks and 85 from Sea Dyaks, only one (from a Land Dyak) contained an abnormal variant and represented the heterozygous state for hæmoglobin E 2.

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VELLA, F., TAVARIA, D. Hæmoglobin Variants in Sarawak and North Borneo. Nature 190, 729–730 (1961). https://doi.org/10.1038/190729a0

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