Sample Name: Azores
Sample UID: SA002221H
Sample Description:This sample consists of healthy, unrelated individuals born in the Azores.
Number of Chromosomes: 252
Relation to Other Samples:
References:- Bettencourt C, Montiel R, Santos C, Pavão ML, Viegas-Crespo AM, Lopes PA, Lima M "Polymorphism of the APOE locus in the Azores Islands (Portugal).". Hum Biol. 78:509-12. (2006) Online citation.
Sample Name: Sao Miguel (Azores)
Sample UID: SA003069S
Sample Description:This sample consists of 469 Sao Miguel Island blood donors from the anonymized Azorean DNA bank located in the main hospital of Azores archipelago, Portugal. Sao Miguel, the largest island in this archipelago has 131,609 inhabitants.
Number of Chromosomes: 938
References:- Branco CC, Pereirinha T, Cabral R, Pacheco PR, Mota-Vieira L. "Thrombotic genetic risk factors and warfarin pharmacogenetic variants in São Miguel's healthy population (Azores)". Thromb J. 7:9. (2009) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA001139O
Sample Description:This sample consists of healthy unrelated males from the Azores Archipelago. All subjects were subjected to an interview in order to make sure that their ancestors belonged to the same island at least back three generations.
Number of Chromosomes: 200
References:- Velosa RG, Fernandes AT, Brehm A. "Genetic profile of the Acores Archipelago population using the new PowerPlex 16 system kit". Forensic Sci Int. 129:68-71. (2002) Online citation.
Sample Name: Azorean
Sample UID: SA001811L
Sample Description:The Azores if a Portuguese archipelago located in the North Atlantic composed of 9 small volcanic islands. The first settlers arrived in the mid 15th century and were mainly Portuguese, but the peopling was a slow and difficult process. The language spoken is Portuguese.
Number of Chromosomes: 130
References:- Branco CC, Palla R, Lino S, Pacheco PR, Cabral R, De Fez L, Peixoto BR, Mota-Vieira L. "Assessment of Azorean ancestry by Alu insertion polymorphisms". Am J Hum Biol. 18:223-226. (2006) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA002225L
Sample Description:This sample consists of healthy, unrelated individuals from Azores. Informed consent was obtained from all individuals.
Number of Chromosomes: 248
References:- Freitas T, Brehm A, Fernandes AT "Frequency of the CCR5-delta32 mutation in the Atlantic island populations of Madeira, the Azores, Cabo Verde, and São Tomé e Príncipe". Hum Biol. 78:697-703. (2006) Online citation.
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