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
Puerto RicanPO000638R

Synonyms:
Geographic Location1:  19N, 67.5W; 17.5N, 65.5W  

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: Puerto Rican

Sample UID: SA001682R

Sample Description:This sample consists of Puerto Rican women born in Puerto Rico and living in New York City, USA.

Number of Chromosomes: 40

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Shriver MD, Mei R, Parra EJ, Sonpar V, Halder I, Tishkoff SA, Schurr TG, Zhadanov SI, Osipova LP, Brutsaert TD, Friedlaender J, Jorde LB, Watkins WS, Bamshad MJ, Gutierrez G, Loi H, Matsuzaki H, Kittles RA, Argyropoulos G, Fernandez JR, Akey JM, Jones KW. "Large-scale SNP analysis reveals clustered and continuous patterns of human genetic variation". Hum Genomics. 2:81-89. (2005) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Puerto Ricans

Sample UID: SA003121H

Sample Description:This sample consists of Puerto Ricans who served as a control group for a cancer related population study. This study was conducted at the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan.

Number of Chromosomes: 292

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Weinstein SJ, Gridley G, Harty LC, Diehl SR, Brown LM, Winn DM, Bravo-Otero E, Hayes RB. "Folate intake, serum homocysteine and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T genotype are not associated with oral cancer risk in Puerto Rico". J Nutr. 132:762-7. (2002) Online citation.


Sample Information:

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Sample Name: Puerto Rican in Puerto Rico (PUR)

Sample UID: SA004111H

Sample Description:This sample was collected throughout Puerto Rico. All of the samples are from mother-father-adult child trios. It was required that at least six of the eight great-grandparents of the child in the trio were Puerto Ricans.

This sample is part of the 1000 genomes samples collections.

Number of Chromosomes: 208

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- 1000 genomes phase1 samples data Online citation.

- 1000genomes project samples page 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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