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
NguniNguniSA000695U88

Relation to Other Samples: Superset of sample SA000529Q
Estimated heterozygosities for various sites: 
Sample Description: This sample consists of Nguni-speakers and is made of of Zulu, Swazi, Xhosa, and Ndebele.
References:
- Romualdi C, Balding D, Nasidze IS, Risch G, Robichaux M, Sherry ST, Stoneking M, Batzer MA, Barbujani G. "Patterns of human diversity, within and among continents, inferred from Biallilic DNA polymorphisms". Genome Res 12:602-612. (2002) Online citation.

- Soodyall H, Vigilant L, Hill AV, Stoneking M, Jenkins T. "mtDNA control-region sequence variation suggests multiple independent origins of an "Asian-specific" 9-bp deletion in the Sub-Saharan Africans". Am J Hum Genet 58:595-608. (1996) Online citation.

- Stoneking M, Fontius JJ, Clifford SL, Soodyall H, Arcot SS, Saha N, Jenkins T, Tahir MA, Deininger PL, Batzer MA. "Alu insertion polymorphisms and human evolution: evidence for a larger population size in Africa ". Genome Res 7:1061-71. (1997) Online citation.



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