Malaria: Genetic and Evolutionary Aspects

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This book was originally conceived at a conference at the University of Turin in Italy. The conference was organized to examine the so-called "Malaria Hypothesis," that is to say, the higher fitness of t- lassemia heterozygotes in a malarial environment, and to pay tribute to the proponent of that hypothesis, J.B.S. Haldane. Contributors to this book examine certain genetic and evolutionary aspects of malaria which is a major killer of human populations, especially in Africa and Asia. There were attempts to discredit ...

Malaria: Genetic and Evolutionary Aspects 2010, Springer, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781441921024

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Malaria: Genetic and Evolutionary Aspects 2005, Springer, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780387282947

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