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Genetics of plasma paroxonase activity
  1. L Iselius,
  2. D A P Evans,
  3. J R Playfer
  1. Population Genetics Laboratory, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
  2. The Department of Clinical Genetics, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
  3. The Nuffield Unit of Medical Genetics, Department of Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.


    Complex segregation analysis of plasma paroxonase activity gives evidence for a major locus with incomplete dominance (d = 0·70) causing high activity plus a background of multifactorial inheritance (heritability = 0·09).

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