Sample Name: Berber
Sample UID: SA000948V
Sample Description:This sample consists of Berbers from the Zayane and Ichkeren confederations (each confederation is a group of neighbour tribes) living in the Khenifra region of Morocco. All individuals had the four grandfathers born in the same region. Informed consent was obtained from all participants.
Number of Chromosomes: 248
Relation to Other Samples:
References:- Esteban E, Gonzalez-Perez E, Harich N, Lopez-Alomar A, Via M, Luna F, Moral P. "Genetic relationships among Berbers and South Spaniards based on CD4 microsatellite/Alu haplotypes.
". Ann Hum Biol. 31:202-12. (2004) Online citation.
Sample Name: Kesra
Sample UID: SA001234K
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated individuals from the Berber community in the central Tunisian city of Kesra.
Number of Chromosomes: 88
References:- Cherni L, Loueslati Yaacoubi B, Pereira L, Alves C, Khodjet El Kill H, Ben Ammar El Gaaied A, Amorim A. "Data for 15 autosomal STR markers (Powerplex 16 System) from two Tunisian populations: Kesra (Berber) and Zriba (Arab)". Forensic Sci Int. 147:101-106. (2005) Online citation.
Sample Name: Berber, Morroco
Sample UID: SA000995X
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated healthy Berbers originating from different regions of Morocco (Taroudante, Tafraout, Souss, Amzmiz, Khmissat) representing a pooled Moroccan Berbers population.
Number of Chromosomes: 80
References:- Chbel F, de Pancorbo MM, Martinez-Bouzas C, Azeddoug H, Alvarez-Alvarez M, Rodriguez-Tojo MJ, Nadifi S "Polymorphism of Six Alu Insertions in Morocco: Comparative Study between Arabs, Berbers, and Casablanca Residents". Russian Journal of Genetics 39:1184-1190. (2003) Online citation.
Sample Name: Berbers of Moyen
Sample UID: SA003360M
Sample Description:This sample consists of Berber individuals.
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: 242
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.
- Harich N, Esteban E, Chafik A, López-Alomar A, Vona G, Moral P. "Classical polymorphisms in Berbers from Moyen Atlas (Morocco): genetics, geography, and historical evidence in the Mediterranean peoples". Ann Hum Biol. 29:473-87. (2002) Online citation.
Sample Name: Berberes
Sample UID: SA003107L
Sample Description:This sample consists of Berberes from Kenifera, North Africa.
Number of Chromosomes: 100
References:- Falchi A, Barsotelli M, Giovannoni L, Varesi L, Vona G "Prevalance of MTHFR gene polymorphisms among Meditarenean populations: a possible genetic selection from Malaria?". 554-556. (2006)
Sample Name: Berber (Tachelhit speaking)
Sample UID: SA002614N
Sample Description:This sample consists of Berber (Tachelhit) speaking population of Chenini and Douiret, two villages 20km apart in the south of Tunisia. Samples from these 2 villages were considered as a single set. The sample consists of randomly selected healthy individuals whose parents and grandparents were also native of these villages.
Number of Chromosomes: 78
References:- Jlizi A, Edouard J, Fadhlaoui-Zid K, Frigi S, Debré P, Slim A, Theodorou I, El Gaaied AB, Carpentier W "Identification of the CCR5-Delta32 HIV resistance allele and new mutations of the CCR5 gene in different Tunisian populations.". Hum Immunol. 68:993-1000. (2007) Online citation.
Sample Name: Berber (Arabic speaking)
Sample UID: SA002615O
Sample Description:This sample consists of Berbers from Sejnane, a little town in the extreme northern region of Tunisia. They were considered to be of Berber origin but was Arabic speaking. The sample consists of randomly selected healthy individuals whose parents and grandparents were natives of the village.
Number of Chromosomes: 84
Sample UID: SA003598Z
Sample Description:This sample consists of Berber sample from Khenifra in Morocco.
Number of Chromosomes: 240
References:- Via M, Gonzalez-Perez E, Esteban E, Lopez-Alomar A, Vacca L, Vona G, Dugoujon JM, Harich N, Moral P. "Molecular variation in endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene (eNOS) in western Mediterranean populations". Coll Antropol. 27:117-24. (2003) Online citation.
Sample Name: Sened
Sample UID: SA003614O
Sample Description:This sample consists of Berbers from the locality of Sened, Tunisia.
Number of Chromosomes: 60
References:- Khodjet-el-khil H,Fadhlaoui-Zid F,Cherni L,Phillips C,Fondevila M, Carracedo A, Ben Ammar-Elgaaied A "Genetic analysis of the SNPforID 34-plex ancestry informative SNP panel in Tunisian and Libyan populations ". Forensic Science International: Genetics (Epub,ahead of print) (2010) Online citation.
Sample Name: Chenini-Douiret
Sample UID: SA003615P
Sample Description:This sample consists of Berbers from the locality of Chenini-Douiret, Tunisia.
Number of Chromosomes: 50
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