Genetic basis of a-b, b-c and c-d ridge counts on human palms
Article first published online: 2 MAY 2005
Copyright © 1974 Wiley-Liss, Inc., A Wiley Company
American Journal of Physical Anthropology
Volume 40, Issue 2, pages 171–172, March 1974
How to Cite
Pateria, H. N. (1974), Genetic basis of a-b, b-c and c-d ridge counts on human palms. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol., 40: 171–172. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.1330400203
- Issue published online: 2 MAY 2005
- Article first published online: 2 MAY 2005
- Palm prints;
- Interdigital areas;
- Ridge counts
The mechanism of inheritance of ridge count of palmar interdigital areas has been studied among Brahmans of Sagar town of Central India.
The correlation coefficients between ridge counts in various family relationships lend support to the concept of an additive genetic model, especially for the b-c or second interdigital area.