Sample Name: Venda
Sample UID: SA000943Q
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated adults and were used anonymously with the approval of the Univeristy of the Witwatersrand Committee for Research on Human Subjects. Only individuals who had indicated their ethic affiliation was included. The Venda belong to the Sotho/Tswana language group.
Number of Chromosomes: 578
Relation to Other Samples:
References:- Lane AB, Soodyall H, Arndt S, Ratshikhopha ME, Jonker E, Freeman C, Young L, Morar B, Toffie L "Genetic substructure in South African Bantu-speakers: evidence from autosomal DNA and Y-chromosome studies". Am J Phys Anthropol. 119:175-85. (2002) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA003180M
Sample Description:This sample consists of Venda individuals. The study was carried out according to the Declaration of Helsinki (2000)of the World Medical Association. Informed consent was obtained from all individuals. Ethnicity was assigned based on the submission that parents and grandparents of the volunteers were of the same self-identified ethnic group. The DNA of these samples are stored in the AiBST Biobank of African Populations.
Number of Chromosomes: 18
References:- Matimba A, Del-Favero J, Van Broeckhoven C, Masimirembwa C "Novel variants of major drug-metabolising enzyme genes in diverse African populations and their predicted functional effects". Hum Genomics. 3:169-90. (2009) Online citation.
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