A‐B‐O blood groups in Kenya olive baboons (Papio anubis)

R. H. Byles, Mark F. Sanders, Gloria Moy Petersen, T. J. Olivier, Fred Bercovitch, Eric Hunt

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Abstract

A feral population of 183 Kenyan olive baboons representing 5 troops was surveyed for salivary ABO‐like antigens. Unlike previously reported populations, a high frequency of the O allele and low frequency of the B allele were detected. This observation may be the result of founder effect and/or genetic drift.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)245-249
Number of pages5
JournalAnimal Blood Groups and Biochemical Genetics
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1980

Keywords

  • ABO
  • intertroop variation
  • olive baboon

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Genetics

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