, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 89–93 | Cite as

HLA and mate selection

  • Leon T. Rosenberg
  • Debra Cooperman
  • Rose Payn
Original Investigations


HLA types of the partners in 1017 couples were determined. It appeared that there was statistically significant occurrence of like types more frequently than predicted by chance. The existence of ethnic or racial groups with characteristically different frequencies of the HLA types might explain the result.


Racial Group Mate Selection Significant Occurrence 
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© Springer-Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leon T. Rosenberg
    • 1
  • Debra Cooperman
    • 1
  • Rose Payn
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Medical MicrobiologyStanford University School of MedicineStanford
  2. 2.Department of Medicine, Division of HematologyStanford University School of MedicineStanford

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