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
TicunaTicuna, RelatedSA000027J134

Relation to Other Samples: 
Estimated heterozygosities for various sites: 
Sample Description: Ticuna sample collected by D. Lawrence and D. Wallace from individuals in several villages in the western part of Amazonas, Brazil (close to the border of Peru and Columbia near Rio Salimas). The total sample contains several family groups.
- Kidd JR. "Population genetics and population history of Amerindians as reflected by nuclear DNA variation". Ph.D. dissertation, Yale University (1993)

- Kidd KK et al.

- Lawrence DN, Bodmer JG, Bodmer WF. "Distribution of HLA antigens in Ticuna Indians of Brazil: results of typing a leprosy-affected family". Tissue Antigens. 16:152-60. (1980) Online citation.

- Neel JV, Gershowitz H, Mohrenweiser HW, Amos B, Kostyu DD, Salzano FM, Mestriner MA, Lawrence D, Simoes AL, Smouse PE, Oliver WJ, Spielman RS, and Neel JV Jr. "Genetic studies on the Ticuna, an enigmatic tribe of central Amazonas". Annals of Human Genetics 44:37-54. (1980)

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