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Mitra and Kumar (1993). Distribution of ABO blood groups in Central India with special reference to Primitive Kamar Tribe. Journal of Ravishankar University (Part-B: Science), 6(1), pp. 01-18.
Journal of Rallishankar
University Vol.6.No.B(Sdeiice). 1993
Distribution of ABO blood groups in Central India with special reference to Primitive Kamar Tribe
Mitashree Mitra and P.V. Kumar
School of Studies
in Anthropology, Pt.
Ravishankar Shukla University-492010 (M. P.)
Ms: Received: 16.7.92;
Abstract. Kamar is one of the six identified primitive
tribes of Central
India. A blood group
survey has been conducted in a sample of 132 unrelated
individuals of Gariaband
and Dhamtary tahsils of Raipur district
ABO blood group data from 78 samples of Central India have been reviewed. The analysis
reveal caste record higher frequency of blood group than
B, while reverse trend is observed
among tribes. Higher value of A blood
group than O & B has been
observed in some primitive
tribal groups inducing Kamar .Central
Indian populations suggest higher gene frequency with q dominating over p. The gene differentiation among
these population groups is only about 2 percent.
blood group, Central India Primitive Tribe Kamar
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