Middle Caste in India
Sample Name: Vellala
Sample UID: SA000759V
Sample Description:The Vellala represent a Middle Caste in Southern India. They have a Dravidian Linguistic affiliation. This sample was drawn with informed consent from individuals. The individuals were unrelated to the first cousin level.
Number of Chromosomes: 86
Relation to Other Samples:
References:- Basu A, Mukherjee N, Roy S, Sengupta S, Banerjee S, Chakraborty M, Dey B, Roy M, Roy B, Bhattacharyya NP, Roychoudhury S, Majumder PP "Ethnic India: A Genomic View, with Special Reference to Peopling and Structure". Genome Res 13:2277-2290. (2003) Online citation.
Sample Name: Velamas
Sample UID: SA003507P
Sample Description:This sample consists of Velamas from Andhra-Pradesh, India.
Number of Chromosomes: 50
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.
Sample UID: SA003826T
Sample Description:This sample consists of Velamas from Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Number of Chromosomes: 48
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 Name: Veedakodi Vellalar
Sample UID: SA002286S
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated Vellalar individuals, a caste from South India. Ethnicity was confirmed by the participants and the individuals were unrelated at least to the second cousin level.
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.
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