Sample Name: Athens
Sample UID: SA000373N
Sample Description:Individuals of Hellenic origin coming from a general population of individuals originating from various regions of Greece and having genetic services in Athens.
Number of Chromosomes: 126
Relation to Other Samples:
References:- Syrrou M, Patsalis PC, Georgiou I, Almanos Y, Pagoulatos G. "Variation in the number of FMR1 microsatellite repeats in three subgroups of the Hellenic population". Hum. Biol. 70:621-629. (1998) Online citation.
Sample Name: Greek
Sample UID: SA000968X
Sample Description:This sample consists of Greeks from the Thracia Province, Greece. This sample is comprised of unrelated, healthy blood donors. Informed consent was obtained from all participants.
Number of Chromosomes: 102
References:- Comas D, Schmid H, Braeuer S, Flaiz C, Busquets A, Calafell F, Bertranpetit J, Scheil HG, Huckenbeck W, Efremovska L, Schmidt H. "Alu insertion polymorphisms in the Balkans and the origins of the Aromuns.". Ann Hum Genet. 68:120-7. (2004) Online citation.
Sample Name: Epirus
Sample UID: SA000374O
Sample Description:Normal males and females of Hellenic origin coming from Epirus (northwest Greece).
Number of Chromosomes: 105
Sample Name: Greeks
Sample UID: SA001079R
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated healthy individuals living in different regions of Greece.
Number of Chromosomes: 286
References:- Sanchez-Diz P, Lareu MV, Brion M, Skitsa I, Carracedo A. "STR data for the AmpFlSTR Profiler Plus loci from Greece". Forensic Sci Int. 126:265-6. (2002) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA000831M
Sample Description:This sample consists of native Greek individuals. The sample was collected at the Laiko General Hospital in Athens, Greece.
Number of Chromosomes: 154
References:- Mansoor A, Mazhar K, Khaliq S, Hameed A, Rehman S, Siddiqi S, Papaioannou M, Cavalli-Sforza LL, Mehdi SQ, Ayub Q. "Investigation of the Greek ancestry of populations from northern Pakistan". Hum Genet 114:484-90. (2004) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA001396T
Sample Description:This sample consists of Greeks residing in Eastern Macedonia region of Greece.
Number of Chromosomes: 190
References:- Kondopoulou H, Loftus R, Kouvatsi A, Triantaphyllidis C. "Genetic studies in 5 Greek population samples using 12 highly polymorphic DNA loci". Hum Biol. 71:27-42. (1999) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA001397U
Sample Description:This sample consists of Greeks residing in Central Macedonia region of Greece.
Number of Chromosomes: 200
Sample UID: SA001398V
Sample Description:This sample consists of Greeks residing in Thessaly region of Greece.
Number of Chromosomes: 204
Sample UID: SA001399W
Sample Description:This sample consists of Greeks residing in Epirus region of Greece.
Number of Chromosomes: 198
Sample UID: SA001400F
Sample Description:This sample consists of Greeks from Asia Minor living in eastern and central Macedonia since 1923.
Number of Chromosomes: 194
Sample Name: Greece
Sample UID: SA001402H
Sample Description:This sample consists of healthy unrelated volunteer donors living in Greece (Athens).
Number of Chromosomes: 168
References:- Falcone E, Spadafora P, De Luca M, Ruffolo R, Brancati C, De Benedictis G. "DYS19, D12S67, and D1S80 polymorphisms in population samples from southern Italy and Greece". Hum Biol. 67:689-701. (1995) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA001907R
Sample Description:This sample consists of individuals from Northern Greece.
Number of Chromosomes: 480
References:- Papa A, Papadimitriou E, Adwan G, Clewley JP, Malissiovas N, Ntoutsos I, Alexiou S, Antoniadis A "HIV-1 co-receptor CCR5 and CCR2 mutations among Greeks.". FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 28:87-9. (2000) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA002767W
Sample Description:This sample consists of healthy Greek volunteers who were students at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. The sample also includes blood donor volunteers. This sample was collected by Dr.Peristera Paschou and Dr.Vangelis G.Manolopoulos from the Democritus University of Thrace (Alexandropolis campus) in early 2007.
Number of Chromosomes: 104
References:- Li H & Kidd KK "Low allele frequency of ADH1B*47His in West China and different ADH1B haplotypes in Western Asia from Eastern Asia". Am. J. Med. Genet. 84:92-94. (2009)
Sample UID: SA003362O
Sample Description:This sample consists of Greek individuals.
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: 432
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.
- Sklavounou E, Economou-Petersen E, Karadima G, Panas M, Avramopoulos D, Varsou A, Vassilopoulos D, Petersen MB. "Apolipoprotein E polymorphism in the Greek population.". Clin Genet. 52:216-8.. (1997) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA003985Z
Sample Description:This sample controls of healthy Greek individuals who were part of a case-control study.
Number of Chromosomes: 250
References:- Scholz SW, Xiromerisiou G, Fung HC, Eerola J, Hellström O, Papadimitriou A, Hadjigeorgiou GM, Tienari PJ, Fernandez HH, Mandel R, Okun MS, Gwinn-Hardy K, Singleton AB. "The human prion gene M129V polymorphism is not associated with idiopathic Parkinson's disease in three distinct populations". Neurosci Lett. 395:227-9. (2006) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA002651O
Sample Description:This sample consists of Greeks from Melbourne, Australia but were born in Greece, Cyprus, Crete or Egypt.
Number of Chromosomes: 42
References:- Mitchell RJ, Howlett S, Earl L, White NG, McComb J, Schanfield MS, Briceno I, Papiha SS, Osipova L, Livshits G, Leonard WR, Crawford MH "Distribution of the 3' VNTR polymorphism in the human dopamine transporter gene in world populations". Hum Biol. 72:295-304.. (2000) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA002736S
Sample Description:This sample consists of healthy participants from Athens, Greece who were part of multicenter case-conrol study conducted from 2002-2005 in 12 centres from 8 European countries. This study is called ARCAGE (Alcohol-related Cancers and genetic susceptibility in Europe). All participants were interviewed with a structured questionnaire.
Number of Chromosomes: 320
References:- Hashibe M, McKay JD, Curado MP, Oliveira JC, Koifman S, Koifman R, Zaridze D, Shangina O, Wünsch-Filho V, Eluf-Neto J, Levi JE, Matos E, Lagiou P, Lagiou A, Benhamou S et.al. "Multiple ADH genes are associated with upper aerodigestive cancers". Nat Genet. 40:707-9. (2008) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA002493S
Sample Description:This sample consists of Greeks.
References:- Stephens JC, Reich DE, Goldstein DB, Shin HD, Smith MW et.al. "Dating the origin of the CCR5-Delta32 AIDS-resistance allele by the coalescence of haplotypes". Am J Hum Genet. 62:1507-15. (1998) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA003578X
Sample Description:This sample consists of Greeks who were selected from the general population of the greater Athens area. All subjects provided written informed consent and the study was approved by the hospital ethics committee.
Number of Chromosomes: 436
References:- Dafni C, Drakoulis N, Landt O, Panidis D, Reczko M, Cokkinos DV. "Association of the eNOS E298D polymorphism and the risk of myocardial infarction in the Greek population". BMC Med Genet 11:(2010) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA002410H
Sample Description:This sample consists of individuals from Athens, Greece.
References:- Magierowska M, Lepage V, Boubnova L, Carcassi C, de Juan D, Djoulah S, El Chenawi F, Grunnet N, Hallé L, Ivanova R, Jungerman M, Naumova E, Petrany G, Sonnerborg A, Stavropoulos C, Thorsby E, Vu-Trieu A, Debré P, Theodorou I, Charron D "Distribution of the CCR5 gene 32 base pair deletion and SDF1-3'A variant in healthy individuals from different populations". Immunogenetics. 48:417-9. (1998) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA003048P
Sample Description:This sample consists of ethnic Greek residents from Northern Greece and includes adults (19-77 years, 52 males, 36 females) with no history of hematologic or other malignancies. Informed consent was obtained.
Number of Chromosomes: 176
References:- Chatzidakis K, Goulas A, Athanassiadou-Piperopoulou F, Fidani L, Koliouskas D, Mirtsou V. "Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T polymorphism: association with risk for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and response during the initial phase of chemotherapy in greek patients". Pediatr Blood Cancer 47:147-51. (2006) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA002519R
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated individuals from Greece. This sample was collected as part of anthropological surveys of investigation of non-HIV related medical conditions.
References:- Martinson JJ, Chapman NH, Rees DC, Liu YT, Clegg JB. "Global distribution of the CCR5 gene 32-basepair deletion". Nat Genet 16:100-103. (1997) Online citation.
Sample Name: Thessaloniki
Sample UID: SA004043L
Sample Description:This sample consists of individuals from Thessalonki, Italy . This sample is part of the EUREYE(European Eye Study). The EUREYE Study is multicenter, population-based cross-sectional study from 7 study centers, Bergen, Norway; Tallinn, Estonia; Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom; Paris-Creteil, France; Verona, Italy; Thessaloniki, Greece; and Alicante, Spain. were chosen primarily to maximize the range of latitude and lifestyle behaviors, including diet.
Number of Chromosomes: 1094
References:- Walsh S, Wollstein A, Liu F, Chakravarthy U, Rahu M, Seland JH, Soubrane G, Tomazzoli L, Topouzis F, Vingerling JR, Vioque J, Fletcher AE, Ballantyne KN, Kayser "DNA-based eye colour prediction across Europe with the IrisPlex system". Forensic Sci Int Genet. (Epub, ahead of print) (2011) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA004010F
Sample Description:This sample consists of Greeks from Athens, Greece.
Number of Chromosomes: 218
References:- Mercier G, Diéterlen F, Lucotte G. "Population distribution of the methionine allele at the PRNP codon 129 polymorphism in Europe and the Middle East". Hum Biol. 80:181-90. (2008) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA004053M
Sample Description:This sample consists of individuals of self-declared Greek ancestry from Athens urban district.
Number of Chromosomes: 84
References:- Bulbul O, Filoglu G, Altuncul H, Aradas AF, Ruiz Y, Fondevila M, Phillips C, Carracedo A, Kriegel AK, Schneider PM "A SNP multiplex for the simulataneous prediction of biogeographic ancestry and pigmentaion type". Forensic science International:Genetics Supplement Series 3 e500-501. (2011)
Sample UID: SA004115L
Sample Description:This sample is part of the EPIC study and consists of healthy men and women from Greece.
The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) is an ongoing multi-centre prospective cohort study designed to investigate the relationship between nutrition and cancer, with the potential for studying other diseases as well. The study includes participants in 23 centres located in 10 European countries.
Number of Chromosomes: 40
References:- Riboli E, Hunt KJ, Slimani N, Ferrari P, Norat T, Fahey M, Charrondière UR, Hémon B, Casagrande C, Vignat J, Overvad K et al. "European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): study populations and data collection". Public Health Nutr 5:1113-24. (2002) Online citation.
- Travis RC, Appleby PN, Siddiq A, Allen NE, Kaaks R, Canzian F, Feller S, Tjønneland A, Johnsen NF, Overvad K, Quirós JR, et al. "Genetic variation in the lactase gene, dairy product intake and risk for prostate cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition". Int J Cancer (Epub, ahead of print) (2012) Online citation.
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