Sample Name: Burusho
Sample UID: SA000829T
Sample Description:This sample consits of native Burusho individuals collected mainly from Gilgit, the Hunza, and Nagar villages in the Karakoram Mountain ranges of northern Pakistan. The Biomedical & Genetic Engineering Laboratories in Islamabad, Pakistan is the source of the sample.
Number of Chromosomes: 204
Relation to Other Samples:
References:- Mansoor A, Mazhar K, Khaliq S, Hameed A, Rehman S, Siddiqi S, Papaioannou M, Cavalli-Sforza LL, Mehdi SQ, Ayub Q. "Investigation of the Greek ancestry of populations from northern Pakistan". Hum Genet 114:484-90. (2004) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA001908S
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated Burusho who speak a language isolate, Burushaski.
Number of Chromosomes: 202
References:- Khaliq S, Hameed A, Ayub Q, Mazhar K, Mohyuddin A, Mansoor A, Mehdi SQ "Frequency of CCR5 Gene 32-bp deletion in Pakistani ethnic groups". Genet Test. 6:123-7. (2002) Online citation.
Sample Name: Burusho, HGDP-CEPH
Sample UID: SA001482P
Sample Description:This sample from Pakistan is part of the Human Genome Diversity Cell Line Panel collected by the Human Genome Diversity Project (HGDP) and the Foundation Jean Dausset (CEPH). This sample consists of unrelated individuals and was collected with proper informed consent.
Number of Chromosomes: 50
References:- Rosenberg NA, Pritchard JK, Weber JL, Cann HM, Kidd KK, Zhivotovsky LA, Feldman MW. "Genetic structure of human populations". Science 298:2381-2385. (2002) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA003074O
Sample Description:This sample consists of healthy adults belonging to Burusho tribe, a tribal group from northern Pakistan. Informed consent was obtained from all the individuals.
Number of Chromosomes: 200
References:- Mansoor A, Mazhar K, Ali L, Muazzam AG, Siddiqi S, Usman S. "Prevalence of the C677T single-nucleotide polymorphism in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene among Pakistani ethnic groups". Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 13:521-6. (2009) Online citation.
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