Indicators of Genetic Distance

  • I. Barrai


In recent years, considerable attention has been devoted to measuring the genetic distance between populations, and several indices of distance have been proposed and used.


Genetic Distance Geographic Distance Genetic Similarity Gene Frequency Heterozygous State 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Barrai
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  1. 1.Human Genetics UnitWorld Health OrganizationGenevaSwitzerland

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