Indian tribal population
Sample Name: Munda
Sample UID: SA002304J
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated Munda individuals, a tribal population from East India. Ethnicity was confirmed by the participants and the individuals were unrelated at least to the second cousin level.
Number of Chromosomes: 14
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: SA000586T
Sample Description:This sample was collected from unrelated individuals in the Sundergarh District of Orissa (eastern India) and Medinipur in West Bengal (northeastern India). The Munda are a tribal population. The are numerically large and span over a wide geographical region. The Munda speak an Austro-Asiatic language and are primarily agricultural labourers.
Number of Chromosomes: 52
References:- Majumder PP, Roy B, Banerjee S, Chakraborty M, Dey B, Mukherjee N, Roy M, Thakurta PG, Sil SK.
"Human-specific insertion/deletion polymorphisms in Indian populations and their possible evolutionary implications
". Eur J Hum Genet 7:435-46. (1999) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA001746S
Sample Description:This sample consists of randomly collected, unrelated Munda from Chotanagpur Plateau of Eastern India.
Number of Chromosomes: 128
References:- Banerjee J, Trivedi R, Kashyap VK. "Polymorphism at 15 short tandem repeat AmpFlSTR Identifiler loci in three aboriginal populations of India: an assessment in human identification". J Forensic Sci. 50:1229-1234. (2005) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA003800L
Sample Description:This sample consists of Munda individuals from Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. Munda is a tribe with Austro-Asiatic language affliation.
Number of Chromosomes: 18
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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