Sample Name: Amharic Ethiopian
Sample UID: SA001707P
Sample Description:This sample consists of paternally unrealted Amharic Ethopian men.
Number of Chromosomes: 144
Relation to Other Samples:
References:- Nadkarni NA, Weale ME, von Schantz M, Thomas MG. "Evolution of a length polymorphism in the human PER3 gene, a component of the circadian system". J Biol Rhythms. 20:490-499. (2005) Online citation.
Sample Name: Amhara (Ethiopia)
Sample UID: SA003001E
Sample Description:This sample consists of individuals belonging to Amhara ethnic group, one of the two main groups accounting for more than 70% of the total population of Ethiopia. This sample was collected in Asella, the capital of the former district of Arssi, now Oromigna (Southern Addis Ababa, Central Ethiopia). All the subjects were healthy volunteers who provided informed consent.
Number of Chromosomes: 174
References:- Scacchi R, Pinto A, Rickards O, Pacella A, De Stefano GF, Cannella C, Corbo RM. "An analysis of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPAR-gamma 2) Pro12Ala polymorphism distribution and prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in world populations in relation to dietary habits". Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 17:632-41. (2007) Online citation.
Sample Name: Amhara
Sample UID: SA002063L
Sample Description:This sample consists of Amhara individuals from Ethiopia. This sample was donated to Dr. David B. Goldstein's lab through previous collaborations.
Number of Chromosomes: 40
References:- Soranzo N, Bufe B, Sabeti PC, Wilson JF, Weale ME, Marguerie R, Meyerhof W, Goldstein DB. "Positive selection on a high-sensitivity allele of the human bitter-taste receptor TAS2R16". Curr Biol. 15:1257-1265. (2005) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA003058Q
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated, healthy Amhara individuals from Ethiopia. All the subjects gave informed consent for the study.
Number of Chromosomes: 54
References:- Pepe G, Camacho Vanegas O, Giusti B, Brunelli T, Marcucci R, Attanasio M, Rickards O, De Stefano GF, Prisco D, Gensini GF, Abbate R. "Heterogeneity in world distribution of the thermolabile C677T mutation in 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase". Am J Hum Genet. 63:917-20. (1998) Online citation.
Sample Name: Amhara
Sample UID: SA003258S
Sample Description:This sample consists of Amhara - Arssi (Arsi) district south of Addis Abeba
Note: This sample information is not fully curated. For additional information about the sample, consult the publications under "References". The sample was entered as part of data submission by Eisenberg DA.
Number of Chromosomes: 172
References:- Corbo RM, Scacchi R, Rickards O, Martinez-Labarga C, De Stefano GF. "An investigation of human apolipoproteins B and E polymorphisms in two African populations from Ethiopia and Benin". Am J Hum Biol 11:297-304. (1999) Online citation.
- Eisenberg DA, Kuzawa, CW, Hayes MG "Worldwide allele frequencies of the human apolipoprotein E
(APOE) gene: climate, local adaptations and evolutionary
history". American Journal of Physical Anthropology 143:100-11. (2010) Online citation.
Sample Name: Amharic
Sample UID: SA002051I
Sample Description:This sample consists of Amhara from Ethiopia. Individuals are unrelated at the grandpaternal level and ethnic origin was self-declared.
Number of Chromosomes: 38
References:- Ingram CJ, Elamin MF, Mulcare CA, Weale ME, Tarekegn A, Raga TO, Bekele E, Elamin FM, Thomas MG, Bradman N, Swallow DM. "A novel polymorphism associated with lactose tolerance in Africa: multiple causes for lactase persistence?". Hum Genet. 120:779-788. (2007) Online citation.
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