Sources and Significance of Variation as Measured in Human Populations

  • Edmond A. Murphy
  • Kenneth R. Berger
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 43)


Our commission is to discuss the nature and meaning of variation and yet to avoid overlap with the comments of our distinguished colleagues. As theorists, we shall take a somewhat abstract approach; and as physicians we shall try to extend it to include the level of human subtlety.


Family Size Recombination Fraction Private World Current Blood Pressure Human Genetic Linkage 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edmond A. Murphy
    • 1
  • Kenneth R. Berger
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Medical GeneticsJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA

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