International Journal of Legal Medicine

, Volume 104, Issue 1, pp 17–19 | Cite as

Transferrin gene frequencies in Cádiz (southern Spain)

  • J. J. Gamero
  • J. L. Romero
  • M. A. Vizcaya
  • I. Arufe


The genetic polymorphism of transferrin (Tf) was studied in a sample of 385 healthy unrelated subjects of both sexes resident in the province of Cádiz (southern Spain). Isoelectric focusing was carried out in polyacrylamide gels, followed by staining with Coomassie Blue R250. The gene frequencies obtained were as follows: Tf C1, 0.7922; Tf C2, 0.1883; Tf C3, 0.0195.

Key words

Transferrin Subtypes Population study European distribution 


Der genetische Polymorphismus des Transferrin-Systems wurde in einer Stichprobe von 385 gesunden, unverwandten Personen beiderlei Geschlechts aus der Provinz Cádiz (Süd-Spanien) untersucht. Die isoelektrische Fokussierung wurde in Polyacrylamid-Gelen durchgeführt, die Anfärbung erfolgte mit Coomassie Blue R250. — Die erhaltenen Gen-Frequenzen waren: Tf C1 = 0,7922; Tf C2 = 0,1883; Tf C3 = 0,019.


Transferrin Subtypen Populationsgenetik Verteilung in Europa 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Gamero
    • 1
  • J. L. Romero
    • 1
  • M. A. Vizcaya
    • 1
  • I. Arufe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neuroscience and Toxicology, Section for Legal Medicine and Toxicology, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of CadizCadizSpain

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