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Genetic markers in the blood of animals - a historical overview

D. R. Osterhoff
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 16, No 2 | a669 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/satnt.v16i2.669 | © 1997 D. R. Osterhoff | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 11 July 1997 | Published: 11 July 1997

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D. R. Osterhoff,, South Africa

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In this review an attempt is made to list the most important events in the search for genetic markers in the blood of animals. In chronological order there are blood groups, biochemical polymorphisms, lymphocyte antigens and the DNA markers that have been discovered and used in practice.


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