ALFRED: allele frequency database
      The ALlele FREquency Database   
ALFRED is a resource of gene frequency data on human populations
supported by the Yale Center for Medical Informatics.
00ALFRED detailed record information

Population Information

NameALFRED UIDPrimary LanguageLanguage Family
Afro-CaribbeansPO000336M

Synonyms:
Geographic Location1:  unlisted, unlisted; unlisted, unlisted  

Sites typed for this population: View List
Population Samples: See Sample Information
External Resources: 
References: See references
Population Description: Being curated
References:


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Afro-Caribbeans

Sample UID: SA000727Q

Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated individuals aged 45-74 years. All individuals have at least three grandparents of Afro-Caribbean origin. They were drawn from family-practitioner registers in two Northwest London health centers.

Number of Chromosomes: 94

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Dunning AM, Renges HH, Xu CF, Peacock R, Brasseur R, Laxer G, Tikkanen MJ, Butler R, Saha N, Hamsten A, et al. "Two amino acid substitutions in apolipoprotein B are in complete allelic association with the antigen group (x/y) polymorphism: evidence for little recombination in the 3' end of the human gene". Am J Hum Genet. 50:208-21. . (1992) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Afro-Caribbeans

Sample UID: SA000504J

Sample Description:This sample was collected in the British Isles and is comprised of individuals with African heritage.

Number of Chromosomes: 84

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Batzer MA, Arcot SS, Phinney JW, Alegria-Hartman M, Kass DH, Milligan SM, Kimpton C, Gill P, Hochmeister M, Ioannou PA, Herrera RJ, Boudreau DA, Scheer WD, Keats BJB, Deininger PL, Stoneking M. "Genetic variation of recent Alu Insertions in human populations". J Mol Evol 42:22-29. (1996) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Afro-Caribbeans

Sample UID: SA001288T

Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated, healthy, volunteer Afro-Caribbean donors from Costa Rica.

Number of Chromosomes: 144

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Morales AI, Morera B, Jimenez-Arce G, Sanchez-Rivera G, Calafell F, Barrantes R. "Allele frequencies of markers LDLR, GYPA, D7S8, HBGG, GC, HLA-DQA1 and D1S80 in the general and minority populations of Costa Rica". Forensic Sci Int. 124:1-4. (2001) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Afro-Caribbean

Sample UID: SA001825Q

Sample Description:This sample consists of male African Carribean for atleast three generations. Blood samples were collected at blood and transfusion center of Martinique in the French West Indies. Informed consent were obtained as approved by the local ethics committee.

Number of Chromosomes: 176

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Ballon N, Leroy S, Roy C, Bourdel MC, Charles-Nicolas A, Krebs MO, Poirier MF "(AAT)n repeat in the cannabinoid receptor gene (CNR1): association with cocaine addiction in an African-Caribbean population". Pharmacogenomics J. 6:126-30. (2006) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: British Afro-Caribbean

Sample UID: SA003459V

Sample Description:This sample consists of British Afro-Carribeans.

Number of Chromosomes: 142

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Dixon LA, Murray CM, Archer EJ, Dobbins AE, Koumi P, Gill P. "Validation of a 21-locus autosomal SNP multiplex for forensic identification purposes". Forensic Sci Int. 154:62-77. (2005) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: African Caribbean in Barbados (ACB)

Sample UID: SA004242M

Sample Description:This sample consists of individuals living in Barbados, West Indies, a Caribbean island. All of the samples are from adult parent-child trios who identified themselves as having at least three out of four grandparents who self-identify as African Caribbean and who were born in Barbados.

This sample is part of the 1000 genomes sample collections.

Number of Chromosomes: 192

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- 1000 genomes phase1 samples data Online citation.

- 1000genomes project samples page Online citation.


1Geographic Coordinates represent two opposite corners of a rectangle encompassing the area where the population lives.This data is preliminary and changing.

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