Populations of North Sinai, Bedouins of Bayadia and Akharsa tribes and city dwellers have been studied for some erythrocytes and serum factors. There were no signifcant differences found in the ABO blood groups; gene frequency ranges arer 0.5978- 0.6601, P 0.2055.-0.2472, and q 0.1148-0.1708. Rh d factor is 0.3889 in Bayadia, 0.4052 in Akharsa and 0.2425 in city dwellers. A single hemoglobin variant, Hb D Sinai was detected among 240 Bedouins tested. G-6-PD deficiency was lower in Akharsa (3.07%) than in Bayadia (8.92%) and city dwellers (7.48%); GdA gene frequency was 1.5% in Bedouins (Bayadia and Akharsa) and 4.5% in city dwellers; PGDC was 7% in Bedouins and 5% in city dwellers. AK2 gene frequency was identical in both Bedouins and city dwellers (2%). Acid Phosphatase variants in North Sinai Bedouins were; Pa 0.2400 and Ph 0.7600; in city dwellers; Pa 0.1458, Ph 0.8542, Hp1 values in Bayadia, Akharsa and city dwellers were 0.3447, 0.2728 and 0.3312 respectively
Hamza, Sawsan; Kamel, K; Moafy, Nadia; Ibrahim, W N.; Selim, Osaima; Azim, Aida; Sabry, Falida; and Hoerman, K
"Hereditary Blood Factors of North Sinai Inhabitants,"
1, Article 16.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/humbiol/vol48/iss1/16