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
TunisianKairoun , Central TunisiaSA004256R94

Relation to Other Samples: 
Estimated heterozygosities for various sites: 
Sample Description: This sample was collected by Dr.Lotfi Cherni and consists of unrelated individuals from Kairoun, Tunisia where Arab ancestry prevails. Kairoun is an inland city of central Tunisia in the Kairouan governorate.The city was founded around the year 670 and has been an important center of learning for centuries attracting Muslims from other countries.
References:
- Cherni L, Pakstis AJ, Boussetta S, Elkamel S, Frigi S, Khodjet-El-Khil H, Barton A, Haigh E, Speed WC, Elgaaied ABA, Kidd JR, Kidd KK. "Genetic Variation in Tunisia in the context of human diversity worldwide". Am J Phys Anthropol 1:62-71. (2016) Online citation.



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