Sample Name: Belgian
Sample UID: SA003670Q
Sample Description:This sample consists of Belgian Caucasians who were healthy volunteers .
Number of Chromosomes: 536
Relation to Other Samples:
References:- Peeters A, Beckers S, Verrijken A, Roevens P, Peeters P, Van Gaal L, Van Hul W. "Variants in the FTO gene are associated with common obesity in the Belgian population". Mol Genet Metab. 93:481-4. (2008) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA001029M
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated individuals from different parts of Belguim, mostly from the Dutch speaking region. The individuals were selected from routine paternity cases.
Number of Chromosomes: 444
References:- Decorte R, Engelen M, Larno L, Nelissen K, Gilissen A, Cassiman JJ. "Belgian population data for 15 STR loci (AmpFlSTR SGM Plus and AmpFlSTR profiler PCR amplification kit)". Forensic Sci Int. 139:211-213. (2004) Online citation.
Sample Name: Belgians
Sample UID: SA001865U
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated individuals from Brussels, Belgium.
Number of Chromosomes: 1408
References:- Libert F, Cochaux P, Beckman G, Samson M, Aksenova M, Cao A, Czeizel A, Claustres M, de la Rua C, Ferrari M, Ferrec C, Glover G, Grinde B, Guran S, Kucinskas V, Lavinha J, Mercier B, Ogur G, Peltonen L, Rosatelli C, Schwartz M, Spitsyn V, Timar L, Beckman L, Parmentier M, Vassart G "The deltaccr5 mutation conferring protection against HIV-1 in Caucasian populations has a single and recent origin in Northeastern Europe". Hum Mol Genet. 7:399-406.. (1998) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA002175P
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated healthy volunteers recruited among university students and laboratory personnel originating from region of Flanders, the Northern part of Belgium. Consent was obtained from all participants.
Number of Chromosomes: 620
References:- Struyf F, Thoelen I, Charlier N, Keyaerts E, Van der Donck I, Wuu J, Van Ranst M. "Prevalence of CCR5 and CCR2 HIV-coreceptor gene polymorphisms in Belgium". Hum Hered. 50:304-7.. (2000) Online citation.
Sample Name: Flanders
Sample UID: SA003320I
Sample Description:This sample consists of Flanders (Dutch speaking Belgium).
Note: This sample information is not fully curated. For additional information about the sample, consult the publications under "References". The sample was entered as part of data submission by Eisenberg DA.
Number of Chromosomes: 1520
References:- Braeckman L, De Bacquer D, Rosseneu M, De Backer G. "Apolipoprotein E polymorphism in middle-aged Belgian men: phenotype distribution and relation to serum lipids and lipoproteins". Atherosclerosis. 120:67-73.. (1996) Online citation.
- Eisenberg DA, Kuzawa, CW, Hayes MG "Worldwide allele frequencies of the human apolipoprotein E
(APOE) gene: climate, local adaptations and evolutionary
history". American Journal of Physical Anthropology 143:100-11. (2010) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA001735Q
Sample Description:This sample consists of Dutch speaking Belgian Caucasians and was collected by the Red Cross Bood Transfusion Center of Leuven, Belgium.
Number of Chromosomes: 396
References:- Decorte R, Verhoeven E, Vanhoutte E, Knaepen K, Cassiman JJ. "Allele frequency data for 19 short tandem repeats (PowerPlex 16 and FFFl) in a Belgian population sample". J Forensic Sci. 51:436-437. (2006) Online citation.
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