ALFRED: allele frequency database
      The ALlele FREquency Database   
ALFRED is a resource of gene frequency data on human populations
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00ALFRED detailed record information

Population Information

NameALFRED UIDPrimary LanguageLanguage Family
VellalaPO000431IDravidian

Synonyms:
Geographic Location1:  16N, 73.25E; 8N, 81E  

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

Middle Caste in India

Being curated


References:


Sample Information:

Graph estimated heterozygosities for various sites

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 Information:

Graph estimated heterozygosities for various sites

Sample Name: Velamas

Sample UID: SA003507P

Sample Description:This sample consists of Velamas from Andhra-Pradesh, India.

Number of Chromosomes: 50

Relation to Other Samples:

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 Information:

Graph estimated heterozygosities for various sites

Sample Name: Velamas

Sample UID: SA003826T

Sample Description:This sample consists of Velamas from Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Number of Chromosomes: 48

Relation to Other Samples:

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 Information:

Graph estimated heterozygosities for various sites

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.

Number of Chromosomes: 86

Relation to Other Samples:

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.


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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