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Indian Journal of Human Genetics
Medknow Publications on behalf of Indian Society of Human Genetics
ISSN: 0971-6866
EISSN: 0971-6866
Vol. 18, No. 1, 2012, pp. 3-8
Bioline Code: hg12002
Full paper language: English
Document type: Comment
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Indian Journal of Human Genetics, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2012, pp. 3-8

 en Recollections of J.B.S. Haldane, with special reference to Human Genetics in India
Dronamraju, Krishna R.


This paper is a brief account of the scientific work of J.B.S. Haldane (1892-1964), with special reference to early research in Human Genetics. Brief descriptions of Haldane's background, his important contributions to the foundations of human genetics, his move to India from Great Britain and the research carried out in Human Genetics in India under his direction are outlined. Population genetic research on Y-linkage in man, inbreeding, color blindness and other aspects are described.

Color blindness, deaf-mutism and digital anomalies, Haldane, Human Genetics, inbreeding coefficient, Y-linkage

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