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
BrahminBrahmin-West BengalSA000581O46

Relation to Other Samples: 
Estimated heterozygosities for various sites: 
Sample Description: This sample was collected from unrelated individuals in various locations in West Bengal (northeastern India). The Brahmin belong to the Hindu Upper caste. They speak an Indo-European language. This caste has traditionally been made up of priests but has now encompassed various occupations.
- Basu A, Mukherjee N, Roy S, Sengupta S, Banerjee S, Chakraborty M, Dey B, Roy M, Roy B, Bhattacharyya NP, Roychoudhury S, Majumder PP "Ethnic India: A Genomic View, with Special Reference to Peopling and Structure". Genome Res 13:2277-2290. (2003) Online citation.

- Majumder PP, Roy B, Banerjee S, Chakraborty M, Dey B, Mukherjee N, Roy M, Thakurta PG, Sil SK. "Human-specific insertion/deletion polymorphisms in Indian populations and their possible evolutionary implications ". Eur J Hum Genet 7:435-46. (1999) Online citation.

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Originally prototyped by Michael Osier with the aid of Kei Cheung
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