Volume 32, Issue 6 (November 1987)

    A Case of Paternity Testing Influenced by the Silent Allele of Rh Erythrocyte Groups

    (Received 18 February 1987; accepted 13 March 1987)

    Published Online: November

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    A paternity test is presented in which a father and his two children possessed an extremely rare amorphic gene R−29(r=, –––). One of the children was determined to be illegitimate at the first trial as her Rh phenotype was R2R2 (ccDEE) and the father's phenotype was R1R1 (CCDee). At the Court of Appeal, however, the rare Rh gene (r= –––) was shown to be inherited from the father to the appellant child through extended tests including her brother whose phenotype was also R2R2 (ccDEE). She was acknowledged to be legitimate.


    Author Information:

    Ishimoto, G
    Associate professor, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu,

    Fukushima, H
    Instructor, lecturer, associate professor, and professor, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto,

    Hasekura, H
    Instructor, lecturer, associate professor, and professor, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto,

    Yonemura, I
    Instructor, lecturer, associate professor, and professor, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto,

    Ota, M
    Instructor, lecturer, associate professor, and professor, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto,

    Yamada, T
    Instructor and professor, Aichi Medical University, Nagakute,

    Mizutani, Y
    Instructor and professor, Aichi Medical University, Nagakute,


    Stock #: JFS11239J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11239J

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    Title A Case of Paternity Testing Influenced by the Silent Allele of Rh Erythrocyte Groups
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