Sample Name: Black South Africans
Sample UID: SA003954V
Sample Description:This sample consists of Black South Africans.
Number of Chromosomes: 522
Relation to Other Samples:
References:- Chelule PK, Pegoraro RJ, Gqaleni N, Dutton MF. "The frequency of cytochrome P450 2E1 polymorphisms in Black South Africans". Dis Markers. 22:351-4. (2006) Online citation.
Sample Name: Northwest province blacks
Sample UID: SA003302I
Sample Description:This sample consists of Northwest province blacks, South Africa.
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: 200
References:- 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.
- Loktionov A, Vorster H, O'Neill IK, Nell T, Bingham SA, Runswick SA, Cummings JH. "Apolipoprotein E and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase genetic polymorphisms in relation to other risk factors for cardiovascular disease in UK Caucasians and Black South Africans". Atherosclerosis. 145:125-35. (1999) Online citation.
Sample Name: Mixed Ancestry
Sample UID: SA004127O
Sample Description:This sample consists of mixed ancestry (commonly referred to as "coloured") subjects from South Africa. The coloured subjects are the result of intermarriages between races including Black Africans, Western Europeans, the Khoisan, Indonesians and Malaysians who settled in the Cape from the middle of the 17th Century.
Number of Chromosomes: 124
References:- Torniainen S, Parker MI, Holmberg V, Lahtela E, Dandara C, Jarvela I. "Screening of variants for lactase persistence/non-persistence in populations from South Africa and Ghana". BMC Genet. 10:(2009) Online citation.
Sample Name: South African
Sample UID: SA002070J
Sample Description:This sample consists of individuals of Khoisan-Caucasian mixed ancestry from Cape Town and the surrounding rural areas. Samples were provided by the Western Province Blood Transfusion Service.
Number of Chromosomes: 356
References:- Viljoen DL, Carr LG, Foroud TM, Brooke L, Ramsay M, Li TK. "Alcohol dehydrogenase-2*2 allele is associated with decreased prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome in the mixed-ancestry population of the Western Cape Province, South Africa". Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 25:1719-22.. (2001) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA003555S
Sample Description:This sample consists of South African "Coloured" population group who have San, Khoi, Madagscan, Javanese and European ancestry. "The admixture events occurred multiple generations ago and the Coloured group is an established population in South Africa".
Number of Chromosomes: 168
References:- Hillermann R, Carelse K, Gebhardt GS. "The Glu298Asp variant of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene is associated with an increased risk for abruptio placentae in pre-eclampsia". J Hum Genet. 50:415-9. (2005) Online citation.
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