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Human acetylator polymorphism: estimate of allele frequency in Libya and details of global distribution.
  1. A K Karim,
  2. M S Elfellah,
  3. D A Evans

    Abstract

    Acetylator phenotyping by means of a sulphadimidine tests revealed 65% of Libyan Arabs to be slow acetylators. Hence the frequency of the allele controlling slow acetylation (As) is estimated as q = 0.81 +/- 0.05. This estimate is similar to those previously recorded in European and adjacent Middle Eastern populations.

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