[Skip to Navigation]
August 1973

Humangenetik: Ein kurzes Handbuch in fünf Bänden.

Author Affiliations


Arch Intern Med. 1973;132(2):303. doi:10.1001/archinte.1973.03650080145051

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


This is the third portion of an ambitious work on human genetics which bears the misleading subtitle "A short handbook in five volumes." Actually, this is section four of volume 1 and is intended to be the second half of the discussion concerning blood groups. The three contributors, from the Universities of Heidelberg and Munich, have assembled a wealth of data from all over the world. The first section (105 pages of text and 22 pages of bibliography) is entitled "General foundations and formal genetics," and the second (229 pp and 30 pp bibliography) bears the title "Population genetics and statistics." The final 168 pages (in very fine type) consist of computer print-outs of studies of the association of ABO blood groups and diseases.

This compilation undoubtedly is the most comprehensive of its kind. If you need to know whether a person having hemorrhoids is more likely to have a

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
Add or change institution