Accession Number:

AD0738586

Title:

Military Blood Banking. Genetics for the Reference and Forensic Testing Laboratory. A Monograph,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY

Report Date:

1971-09-15

Pagination or Media Count:

109.0

Abstract:

The historic milestones of genetics are reviewed beginning with Mendels Laws up to the genetic markers known today. Mitosis and meiosis are reviewed with examples of human gametogenesis. Polymorphisms in the blood of man are discussed and an example of gene interaction in the A-B-O system is presented in some detail. Other major areas covered in the monograph include Gm and Inv factors of human serum, forensic applications paternity studies, blood group substances, twins, determination of zygosity, blood group statistics, gene frequency studies A-B-O, Rh, and M-N-S-s, the Hardy-Weinberg Law, and chromosomal aberrations. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE