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
NorwegianPO000441J

Synonyms:
Geographic Location1:  70N, 4.5E; 58N, 31.5E  

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: Norway

Sample UID: SA000774S

Sample Description:This sample consists of healthy white Norwegian individuals recruited at Ulleval University Hospital in Oslo. The individuals were below the age of 40 (45% were females) and were all recruited from the counties Oslo or Akershus (Norway).

Number of Chromosomes: 1596

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Kumar T, Liestol K, Maehlen J, Hiorth A, Jettestuen E, Lind H, Brorson SH. "Allele frequencies of apolipoprotein E gene polymorphisms in the protein coding region and promoter region (-491A/T) in a healthy Norwegian population". Hum Biol. 74:137-42. . (2002) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Norwegians

Sample UID: SA001713M

Sample Description:This sample consists of paternally unrelated men from Norway.

Number of Chromosomes: 140

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Nadkarni NA, Weale ME, von Schantz M, Thomas MG. "Evolution of a length polymorphism in the human PER3 gene, a component of the circadian system". J Biol Rhythms. 20:490-499. (2005) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Norwegians

Sample UID: SA001861Q

Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated individuals from Oslo, Norway.

Number of Chromosomes: 200

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References:
- Libert F, Cochaux P, Beckman G, Samson M, Aksenova M, Cao A, Czeizel A, Claustres M, de la Rua C, Ferrari M, Ferrec C, Glover G, Grinde B, Guran S, Kucinskas V, Lavinha J, Mercier B, Ogur G, Peltonen L, Rosatelli C, Schwartz M, Spitsyn V, Timar L, Beckman L, Parmentier M, Vassart G "The deltaccr5 mutation conferring protection against HIV-1 in Caucasian populations has a single and recent origin in Northeastern Europe". Hum Mol Genet. 7:399-406.. (1998) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Norwegian

Sample UID: SA003859Z

Sample Description:This sample consists of Norwegian students who were all recruited at the University of Bergen, Norway as well as from the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy.

Number of Chromosomes: 864

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Osland TM, Bjorvatn B, Steen VM, Pallesen S. "Association Study of a Variable-Number Tandem Repeat Polymorphism in the Clock Gene PERIOD3 and Chronotype in Norwegian University Students". Chronobiol Int. (Epub, ahead of print) (2011) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Norwegian

Sample UID: SA003647U

Sample Description:This sample is part of an extensive population-based Norwegian study (HUNT study). The study, which was approved by the Regional Committee for Research Ethics and the Norwegian Data Inspectorate, was performed according to the Helsinki Declaration, and all participants gave written informed consent.

Number of Chromosomes: 3276

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References:
- Hertel JK, Johansson S, Raeder H, Midthjell K, Lyssenko V, Groop L, Molven A, Njølstad PR. "Genetic analysis of recently identified type 2 diabetes loci in 1,638 unselected patients with type 2 diabetes and 1,858 control participants from a Norwegian population-based cohort (the HUNT study)". Diabetologia. 51:971-7. (2008) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Oslo

Sample UID: SA002740N

Sample Description:This sample consists of participants from Oslo, Norway 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: 270

Relation to Other Samples:

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 Information:

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Sample Name: Norway

Sample UID: SA002402I

Sample Description:This sample consists of Individuals from Oslo, Norway.

Number of Chromosomes: 168

Relation to Other Samples:

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 Information:

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Sample Name: Oslo

Sample UID: SA003306M

Sample Description:This sample consists of Norwegians from Oslo, Norway.

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: 312

Relation to Other Samples:

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.

- Pedersen JC, Berg K. "Interaction between low density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR) and apolipoprotein E (apoE) alleles contributes to normal variation in lipid level". Clin Genet. 35:331-7. (1989) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Norwegians

Sample UID: SA004650P

Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated Norwegian individuals sampled in Tromsÿ¸, Norway, in 2015-2017 each with 4 Norwegian grandparents. This sample was collected by Kirstin Janssen (Associate professor) , Gunn-Hege Olsen (Associate Professor) and Nina Mjolsnes (Ph.D Student) at the Centre for Forensic Genetics, Institute of Medical Biology, UiT--The Arctic University of Norway.

Number of Chromosomes: 400

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References:
- Unpublished Publication status unknown.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Bergen, Norway

Sample UID: SA004038P

Sample Description:This sample consists of individuals from Bergen, Norway. 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

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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.


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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