Selection and Common Monogenic Disease
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Clegg, J. 2001. Selection and Common Monogenic Disease. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Major environmental changes following the development of agriculture have had a profound effect on the human gene pool by means of adaptive responses to new ecological relationships. The frequent occurrence of serious inherited red cell diseases in many parts of the world as a direct result of chronic exposure to malaria is an example that probably has many parallels with other genetic and infectious diseases.
- infectious disease