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International Journal of Evolutionary Biology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 406209, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/406209
Research Article

Analysis of a Larger SNP Dataset from the HapMap Project Confirmed That the Modern Human A Allele of the ABO Blood Group Genes Is a Descendant of a Recombinant between B and O Alleles

1Department of Biomolecular Functional Engineering, College of Engineering, Ibaraki University, 4-12-1 Nakanarusawa-cho, Hitachi 316-8511, Japan
2Department of Medical Genome Science, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa 277-8561, Japan

Received 25 July 2013; Accepted 11 September 2013

Academic Editor: Shozo Yokoyama

Copyright © 2013 Masaya Itou et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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