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

Synonyms: Dukha ; Reindeer people ;
Geographic Location1:  47N, 106E; 37N, 120E  

Sites typed for this population: View List
Population Samples: See Sample Information
External Resources:  Tsaatan information Record     Tsaatan people Record    
References: See references
Population Description: The Dukha (Mongolian:Tsaatan) are a small culture of reindeer herders living in northern Khövsgöl Aimag of Mongolia.

Sample Information:

Graph estimated heterozygosities for various sites

Sample Name: Tsaatan

Sample UID: SA004036N

Sample Description:This sample consists of Tsaatan(Reindeer people) from near lake Baikal region.

Number of Chromosomes: 102

Relation to Other Samples:

- Brissenden JE, Kidd JR, Evsanaa B, Togtokh A, Pakstis AJ, Friedlaender F, Kidd KK, Roscoe J "Mongolians in the genetic landscape of central Asia: exploring the genetic relations among Mongolians and other world populations.". Human Biology 87:73-91. (2015) 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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