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
Szekely (Seklers)PO000880Q

Geographic Location1:  46N, 25E; 43N, 29E  

Sites typed for this population: View List
Population Samples: See Sample Information
External Resources: 
References: See references
Population Description: Székely is an ethnic group of Transylvania. Also known as Seklers they are an outlining minority Hungarian-speaking population in eastern Transylvania.

Sample Information:

Graph estimated heterozygosities for various sites

Sample Name: Seklers

Sample UID: SA003846V

Sample Description:This sample consists of Seklers from eastern Transylvania.

Number of Chromosomes: 130

Relation to Other Samples:

- Nagy D, Tömöry G, Csányi B, Bogácsi-Szabó E, Czibula Á, Priskin K, Bede O, Bartosiewicz L, Downes CS, Raskó I. "Comparison of lactase persistence polymorphism in ancient and present-day Hungarian populations". Am J Phys Anthropol. 145:262-9. (2011) Online citation.

Sample Information:

Graph estimated heterozygosities for various sites

Sample Name: Szeklers (Hungary)

Sample UID: SA004416P

Sample Description:This sample consists of Szeklers from Hungary. This sample was obtained with informed written consent for scientific research. Institutional ethical approval documents were obtained and subjected to review by the European Commission.

Number of Chromosomes: 100

Relation to Other Samples:

- Eduardoff M, Gross TE, Santos C, de la Puente M, Ballard D, Strobl C, Břrsting C, Morling N, Fusco L, Hussing C, Egyed B, Souto L, Uacyisrael J, Syndercombe Court D, Carracedo Á, Lareu MV, Schneider PM, Parson W, Phillips C; EUROFORGEN-NoE Consortium, Parson W, Phillips C "Inter-laboratory evaluation of the EUROFORGEN Global ancestry-informative SNP panel by massively parallel sequencing using the Ion PGM™". Forensic Sci Int Genet 23:178-89. (2016) 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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