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

Relation to Other Samples: 
Estimated heterozygosities for various sites: 
Sample Description: This sample consists of Caingang (Kaingang) individuals. The Caingang are an Amerindian tribe located in Brazil, South America. Their language belongs to the Gê-Kaingan language group. Non-Indian ancestry was estimated to be very small.
- Battilana J, Bonatto SL, Freitas LB, Hutz MH, Weimer TA, Callegari-Jacques SM, Batzer MA, Hill K, Hurtado AM, Tsuneto LT, Petzl-Erler ML, Salzano FM. "Alu insertions versus blood group plus protein genetic variability in four Amerindian populations.". Ann Hum Biol 29:334-47. (2002) Online citation.

- Salzano FM, Callegari-Jacques SM, Weimer TA, Franco MHLP, Hutz MH, Petzl-Erler ML. "Electrophoretic protein polymorphisms in Kaingang and Guarani Indians of Southern Brazil". Am J Hum Biol 9:505-512. (1997)

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