Sample Name: Urak Lawoi tribe
Sample UID: SA001656S
Sample Description:This sample consists of individuals belonging to the Urak Lawoi tribe and living in northern Thailand.
Number of Chromosomes: 102
Relation to Other Samples:
References:- Yoshiura KI et al. "A SNP in the ABCC11 gene is the determinant of human earwax type.". Nat Genet. 38:324-330. (2006) Online citation.
Sample Name: Thai-Mai
Sample UID: SA003511K
Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated individuals of the Thai-Mai who are called 'sea gypsies' in Thailand. People in the Rawai village are minority ethnic people known as the Thai-Mai, which are composed of two groups, Urak Lawoi and Moken. They are also called 'sea gypsies' because of their past nomadic mode of life on the ocean.
Number of Chromosomes: 130
References:- Fujimoto A, Kimura R, Ohashi J, Omi K, Yuliwulandari R, Batubara L, Mustofa MS, Samakkarn U, Settheetham-Ishida W, Ishida T, Morishita Y, Furusawa T, Nakazawa M, Ohtsuka R, Tokunaga K. "A scan for genetic determinants of human hair morphology: EDAR is associated with Asian hair thickness". Hum Mol Genet. 17:835-43. (2008) Online citation.
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