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
KuwaitiPO000759V

Synonyms:
Geographic Location1:  30N, 46E; 28N, 49E  

Sites typed for this population: View List
Population Samples: See Sample Information
External Resources: 
References: See references
Population Description: Being curated
References:


Sample Information:

Graph estimated heterozygosities for various sites

Sample Name: Kuwaitis

Sample UID: SA002648U

Sample Description:This sample consists of randomly selected individuals from Kuwait.

Number of Chromosomes: 164

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Banoei MM, Chaleshtori MH, Sanati MH, Shariati P, Houshmand M, Majidizadeh T, Soltani NJ, Golalipour M "Variation of DAT1 VNTR alleles and genotypes among old ethnic groups in Mesopotamia to the Oxus region". Hum Biol. 80:73-81.. (2008) Online citation.


Sample Information:

Graph estimated heterozygosities for various sites

Sample Name: Kuwaitis

Sample UID: SA002423L

Sample Description:This sample consists of healthy, unrelated Kuwaitis.

Number of Chromosomes: 226

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Voevodin A, Samilchuk E, Dashti S "Frequencies of SDF-1 chemokine, CCR-5, and CCR-2 chemokine receptor gene alleles conferring resistance to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 and AIDS in Kuwaitis". J Med Virol. 58:54-8. (1999) Online citation.


Sample Information:

Graph estimated heterozygosities for various sites

Sample Name: Kuwaiti

Sample UID: SA002765U

Sample Description:This sample consists of unrelated Arabs from Kuwait.

Number of Chromosomes: 32

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Li H & Kidd KK "Low allele frequency of ADH1B*47His in West China and different ADH1B haplotypes in Western Asia from Eastern Asia". Am. J. Med. Genet. 84:92-94. (2009)


Sample Information:

Graph estimated heterozygosities for various sites

Sample Name: Kuwaiti

Sample UID: SA002243L

Sample Description:This sample included Kuwaiti voluntary blood donors and healthy relatives of Kuwaiti individuals living in Kuwait who were referred to the Kuwait Medical Genetics Center.

Number of Chromosomes: 786

Relation to Other Samples:

References:
- Voevodin A, Samilchuk E, Dashti S "A survey for 32 nucleotide deletion in the CCR-5 chemokine receptor gene (deltaccr-5) conferring resistance to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 in different ethnic groups and in chimpanzees". J Med Virol. 55:147-51. (1998) 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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