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.

Sample Information:

Population NameSample NameALFRED UIDNumber of Chromosomes
Pima, MexicoMexican Pima, UnrelatedSA000026I106

Relation to Other Samples: Unrelated individuals from the family material in SA000034H
Estimated heterozygosities for various sites: 
Sample Description: Collected with informed consent from Pima individuals living near the eastern border of the state of Sonora, Mexico in the region around the village of Maycoba. Individuals of Pima heritage were identified by census of the region. Subjects were considered full Pima if both their parents were full Pima. This sample was Collected by L.O. Shulz.
- Kidd KK et al.

- Knowler WC, Bennet PH, Hamman RF, Miller M. "Diabetes incidence and prevalence in Pima Indians: a 19-fold greater incidence than in Rochester, Minnesota". Am. J. Epidemiology 108:497. (1978) Online citation.

- Palmatier MA, Kang AM, Kidd KK. "Global variation in the frequencies of functionally different catechol-O-methyltransferase alleles". Biol. Psychiatry. 46:557-67. (1999) Online citation.

- Schulz LO, Bennett PH, Ravussin E, Kidd JR, Kidd KK, Esparza J, Valencia ME. "Effects of traditional and western environments on prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Pima Indians in Mexico and the U.S". Diabetes Care. 29:1866-71. (2006) Online citation.

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Originally prototyped by Michael Osier with the aid of Kei Cheung
Upgrades and maintenance since 2002 by Haseena Rajeevan