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Genetic characterization of the ABO blood group in Neandertals

Carles Lalueza-Fox1*, Elena Gigli1, Marco de la Rasilla2, Javier Fortea2, Antonio Rosas3, Jaume Bertranpetit1 and Johannes Krause4

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1 Institut de Biologia Evolutiva, UPF-CSIC, Dr. Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

2 Área de Prehistoria, Departamento de Historia, Universidad de Oviedo, Teniente Alfonso Martínez s/n, 33011 Oviedo, Spain

3 Departamento de Paleobiología, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, José Gutierrez Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain

4 Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2008, 8:342  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-8-342

Published: 24 December 2008

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Clone sequences. Clone sequences generated for the ABO blood group gene and mtDNA fragments in Neandertals.

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