Sample Name: Bagdi
Sample UID: SA000579V
Sample Description:This sample was collected from unrelated individuals in the Hooghly District of West Bengal in northeastern India. The Bagdi belong to the Hindu Low caste. They speak an Indo-European language and their primary occupations cultivation and fishing. The Badgi will usually admit members of any caste higher than themselves in social ranking.
Number of Chromosomes: 62
Relation to Other Samples:
References:- Majumder PP, Roy B, Banerjee S, Chakraborty M, Dey B, Mukherjee N, Roy M, Thakurta PG, Sil SK.
"Human-specific insertion/deletion polymorphisms in Indian populations and their possible evolutionary implications
". Eur J Hum Genet 7:435-46. (1999) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA002313J
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated Bagdi individuals, a caste from East India. Ethnicity was confirmed by the participants and the individuals were unrelated at least to the second cousin level.
References:- Majumder PP, Dey B "Absence of the HIV-1 protective Delta ccr5 allele in most ethnic populations of India". Eur J Hum Genet. 9:794-6. (2001) Online citation.
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