Tribe of India
Sample Name: Kurumba
Sample UID: SA002281N
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated Kurumba individuals, a tribal population from South India. Ethnicity was confirmed by the participants and the individuals were unrelated at least to the second cousin level.
Number of Chromosomes: 104
Relation to Other Samples:
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.
Sample UID: SA000750M
Sample Description:The Kurumba represent a tribe in Southern India. They have a Dravidian Linguistic affiliation. This sample was drawn with informed consent from individuals. The individuals were unrelated to the first cousin level.
Number of Chromosomes: 108
References:- Basu A, Mukherjee N, Roy S, Sengupta S, Banerjee S, Chakraborty M, Dey B, Roy M, Roy B, Bhattacharyya NP, Roychoudhury S, Majumder PP "Ethnic India: A Genomic View, with Special Reference to Peopling and Structure". Genome Res 13:2277-2290. (2003) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA003500I
Sample Description:This sample consists of Kurumba from TamilNadu, India.
Number of Chromosomes: 32
References:- Chaubey G, Metspalu M, Choi Y, Mägi R, Romero IG, Soares P, van Oven M, Behar DM, Rootsi S, Hudjashov G, Mallick CB, Karmin M, Nelis M, Parik J, Reddy AG, Metspalu E, van Driem G, Xue Y, Tyler-Smith C, Thangaraj K, Singh L, Remm M, Richards MB, Lahr MM, Kayser M, Villems R, Kivisild T. "Population Genetic Structure in Indian Austroasiatic speakers: The Role of Landscape Barriers and Sex-specific Admixture". Mol Biol Evol. (Epub ,ahead of print) (2010) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA003833R
Sample Description:This sample consists of Kurumbas from Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India. Kurumbas are a caste group and are affliated to Dravidian linguistic group.
Number of Chromosomes: 164
References:- Gallego Romero I, Basu Mallick C, Liebert A, Crivellaro F, Chaubey G, Itan Y, Metspalu M, Eaaswarkhanth M, Pitchappan R, Villems R, Reich D, Singh L, Thangaraj K, Thomas MG, Swallow DM, Mirazón Lahr M, Kivisild T. "Herders of Indian and European Cattle Share Their Predominant Allele for Lactase Persistence". Mol Biol Evol 29:249-260. (2012) Online citation.
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