Sample Name: Burkina Faso
Sample UID: SA003154N
Sample Description:This sample consists of old Burkina Faso subjects aged 60-90 years. All participants gave informed consent and the local Ethical Committee in Burkina Faso approved the study.
Number of Chromosomes: 382
Relation to Other Samples:
References:- Chillemi R, Angius A, Persico I, Sassu A, Prodi DA, Musumeci S "Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) from Mediterranean to Sub-Saharan Areas". Online Jourmal of Biological Sciences 6:28-34. (2005)
Sample UID: SA003153M
Sample Description:This sample consists of young Burkina Faso subjects aged 20-45 years. All participants gave informed consent and the local Ethical Committee in Burkina Faso approved the study.
Sample Name: Mossi (Burkina Faso)
Sample UID: SA000401F
Sample Description:This sample consist of young adults living in the country of Burkina Faso, which is located in sub-Saharan Africa. The subjects are mainly males for whom information on their parents' ethnic background has been obtained.
Number of Chromosomes: 40
References:- Zekraoui L, Lagarde JP, Raisonnier A, Gerard N, Aouizerate A, Lucotte G. "High Frequency of the Apolipoprotein E*4 Allele in African Pygmies and Most of the African Populations in Sub-Saharan Africa". Hum. Biol. 69:575-81. (1997) Online citation.
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