Sample Name: Yupik
Sample UID: SA001117K
Sample Description:This sample consists of convicted offenders required to provide a DNA sample under Alaskan law. The ethnic affiliation of each individual by self-declaration at the time of collection was Yupik, an Eskimo group living in the Southwestern section of Alaska.
Number of Chromosomes: 200
Relation to Other Samples:
References:- Budowle B, Chidambaram A, Strickland L, Beheim CW, Taft GM, Chakraborty R. "Population studies on three Native Alaska population groups using STR loci". Forensic Sci Int. 129:51-57. (2002) Online citation.
Sample Name: Eskimo
Sample UID: SA002113H
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated male and female Eskimos from Alaska, USA.
Number of Chromosomes: 54
References:- Goedde HW, Agarwal DP, Fritze G, Meier-Tackmann D, Singh S, Beckmann G, Bhatia K, Chen LZ, Fang B, Lisker R "Distribution of ADH2 and ALDH2 genotypes in different populations". Hum Genet. 88:344-6. (1992) Online citation.
Sample Name: Eskimos
Sample UID: SA003693V
Sample Description:This sample consists of Eskimos from Siberia and Alaska.
Number of Chromosomes: 68
References:- Acuņa-Alonzo V et al. "A functional ABCA1 gene variant is associated with low HDL-cholesterol levels and shows evidence of positive selection in Native Americans". Hum Mol Genet 19:2877-85. (2010) Online citation.
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