Tribal population in eastern India.
Sample Name: Santal
Sample UID: SA000575R
Sample Description:This sample was collected from individuals belonging to the Santal tribe. They are a proto-Australoid, Mundari-speaking tribe of food-gatherers from Orissa (eastern India).
Number of Chromosomes: 32
Relation to Other Samples:
References:- Watkins WS, Bamshad M, Dixon ME, Bhaskara Rao B, Naidu JM, Reddy PG, Prasad BVR, Das PK, Reddy PC, Gai PB, Bhanu A, Kusuma YS, Lum JK, Fischer P, Jorde LB. "Multiple origins of the mtDNA 9-bp deletion in populations of South India". Am J Phys Anthropol 109:147-158. (1999) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA000589W
Sample Description:This sample was collected from unrelated individuals in Medinipur in West Bengal (northeastern India). The Santal are a tribal population. They speak an Austro-Asiatic language. The Santal are numerically large and have a wide geographic distribution. There are claims of a relationship to Mundas in folklore.
Number of Chromosomes: 48
References:- Majumder PP, Roy B, Banerjee S, Chakraborty M, Dey B, Mukherjee N, Roy M, Thakurta PG, Sil SK.
"Human-specific insertion/deletion polymorphisms in Indian populations and their possible evolutionary implications
". Eur J Hum Genet 7:435-46. (1999) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA001747T
Sample Description:This sample consists of randomly collected, unrelated Santal from Chotanagpur Plateau of Eastern India.
Number of Chromosomes: 122
References:- Banerjee J, Trivedi R, Kashyap VK. "Polymorphism at 15 short tandem repeat AmpFlSTR Identifiler loci in three aboriginal populations of India: an assessment in human identification". J Forensic Sci. 50:1229-1234. (2005) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA002303I
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated Santal individuals, a tribal population from East India. Ethnicity was confirmed by the participants and the individuals were unrelated at least to the second cousin level.
Number of Chromosomes: 40
References:- Majumder PP, Dey B "Absence of the HIV-1 protective Delta ccr5 allele in most ethnic populations of India". Eur J Hum Genet. 9:794-6. (2001) Online citation.
Sample Name: Santhal
Sample UID: SA003801M
Sample Description:This sample consists of Santhal individuals from Gumla district, Jharkhand, India.Santhal is a tribe with Austro-Asiatic language affliation.
Number of Chromosomes: 28
References:- Gallego Romero I, Basu Mallick C, Liebert A, Crivellaro F, Chaubey G, Itan Y, Metspalu M, Eaaswarkhanth M, Pitchappan R, Villems R, Reich D, Singh L, Thangaraj K, Thomas MG, Swallow DM, Mirazón Lahr M, Kivisild T. "Herders of Indian and European Cattle Share Their Predominant Allele for Lactase Persistence". Mol Biol Evol 29:249-260. (2012) Online citation.
Sample UID: SA003487W
Sample Description:This sample consists of Santhals from Jharkhand, India.
Number of Chromosomes: 38
References:- Chaubey G, Metspalu M, Choi Y, Mägi R, Romero IG, Soares P, van Oven M, Behar DM, Rootsi S, Hudjashov G, Mallick CB, Karmin M, Nelis M, Parik J, Reddy AG, Metspalu E, van Driem G, Xue Y, Tyler-Smith C, Thangaraj K, Singh L, Remm M, Richards MB, Lahr MM, Kayser M, Villems R, Kivisild T. "Population Genetic Structure in Indian Austroasiatic speakers: The Role of Landscape Barriers and Sex-specific Admixture". Mol Biol Evol. (Epub ,ahead of print) (2010) Online citation.
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