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
BurushoPO000450JBURUSHASKILanguage Isolate

Synonyms:
Geographic Location1:  38N, 72E; 32N, 80E  

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: Burusho

Sample UID: SA000829T

Sample Description:This sample consits of native Burusho individuals collected mainly from Gilgit, the Hunza, and Nagar villages in the Karakoram Mountain ranges of northern Pakistan. The Biomedical & Genetic Engineering Laboratories in Islamabad, Pakistan is the source of the sample.

Number of Chromosomes: 204

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Mansoor A, Mazhar K, Khaliq S, Hameed A, Rehman S, Siddiqi S, Papaioannou M, Cavalli-Sforza LL, Mehdi SQ, Ayub Q. "Investigation of the Greek ancestry of populations from northern Pakistan". Hum Genet 114:484-90. (2004) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Burusho

Sample UID: SA001908S

Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated Burusho who speak a language isolate, Burushaski.

Number of Chromosomes: 202

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Khaliq S, Hameed A, Ayub Q, Mazhar K, Mohyuddin A, Mansoor A, Mehdi SQ "Frequency of CCR5 Gene 32-bp deletion in Pakistani ethnic groups". Genet Test. 6:123-7. (2002) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Burusho, HGDP-CEPH

Sample UID: SA001482P

Sample Description:This sample from Pakistan is part of the Human Genome Diversity Cell Line Panel collected by the Human Genome Diversity Project (HGDP) and the Foundation Jean Dausset (CEPH). This sample consists of unrelated individuals and was collected with proper informed consent.

Number of Chromosomes: 50

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Rosenberg NA, Pritchard JK, Weber JL, Cann HM, Kidd KK, Zhivotovsky LA, Feldman MW. "Genetic structure of human populations". Science 298:2381-2385. (2002) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Burusho

Sample UID: SA003074O

Sample Description:This sample consists of healthy adults belonging to Burusho tribe, a tribal group from northern Pakistan. Informed consent was obtained from all the individuals.

Number of Chromosomes: 200

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Mansoor A, Mazhar K, Ali L, Muazzam AG, Siddiqi S, Usman S. "Prevalence of the C677T single-nucleotide polymorphism in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene among Pakistani ethnic groups". Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 13:521-6. (2009) 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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