Sample Name: Kapu
Sample UID: SA001557S
Sample Description:This sample consists of Kapus living in Andhra Pradesh, India. Kapus are an upper middle caste population that speak Telugu, a Dravidian language.
Number of Chromosomes: 40
Relation to Other Samples:
References:- Reddy BM, Naidu VM, Madhavi VK, Thangaraj K, Langstieh BT, Venkataramana P, Kumar V, Singh L. "STR data for the Amp FlSTR Profiler Plus loci among 27 populations of different social hierarchy from southern part of Andhra Pradesh, India". Forensic Sci Int. 149:81-97. (2005) Online citation.
- Reddy BM, Reddy ANS, Nagaraja T, Bhaskar LVKS, Thangaraj K, Reddy AG, Singh L "Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms of the Alcohol Dehydrogenase Genes among the 28 Caste and Tribal Populations of India.". Int J Hum Genet 6:309-316. (2006)
Sample UID: SA000568T
Sample Description:This sample was collected from individuals living in Andhra Pradesh who belong to the Kapu caste . Andhra Pradesh is located on the eastern coast of South India. The Kapu caste is part of the middle Hindu caste hierarchy. All memebers of this sample speake Telegu, a Dravidian language.
Number of Chromosomes: 116
References:- Bamshad MJ, Watkins WS, Dixon ME, Jorde LB, Rao BB, Naidu JM, Prasad BVR, Rasanayagam A, Hammer MF. "Female gene flow stratifies Hindu castes". Nature 395:651-652. (1998) Online citation.
- Watkins WS, Bamshad M, Dixon ME, Bhaskara Rao B, Naidu JM, Reddy PG, Prasad BVR, Das PK, Reddy PC, Gai PB, Bhanu A, Kusuma YS, Lum JK, Fischer P, Jorde LB. "Multiple origins of the mtDNA 9-bp deletion in populations of South India". Am J Phys Anthropol 109:147-158. (1999) Online citation.
Sample Name: Kappu Naidu
Sample UID: SA001964U
Sample Description:This sample consists of healthy, unrelated Kappu Naidu individuals from the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. These individuals constitute as representative samples of the distinctive Dravidian linguistic group of South Asia and mainly practice agriculture.
Number of Chromosomes: 208
References:- Bindu GH, Trivedi R, Kashyap VK. "Allele frequency distribution based on 17 STR markers in three major Dravidian linguistic populations of Andhra Pradesh, India". Forensic Sci Int. (2006)
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