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Portugal Center

Polymorphic Region:

Demographic Data

  Ethnic origin: Caucasoid
  Geographic Region: Europe
  Latitude: 39º 0' N
  Longitude: 8º 0' W
  Family: Grandparents live at same location
  Urban/Rural: Urban and Rural

Sample Data

  Sample Size: 50
  Test date: 2001
  Method(s): SSOP
  Source: Anthropology Study
  Loci typed: A, B, DRB1
  Additional notes: Not able to distinguish B*0705/06 and B*2701/270504/2713. Frequencies given under first allele on all occasions.

Bibliographic Reference

  Author(s): H Spínola, A Brehm, F Williams, J Jesus and D Middleton.
  Publication details: Spínola H, Brehm A, Williams F, Jesus J and Middleton D. (2002). Distribution of HLA alleles in Portugal and Cabo Verde. Relationships with the slave trade route. Ann. Humm. Genet., 66, 285-296.
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Allele frequency net 2015 update: new features for HLA epitopes, KIR and disease and HLA adverse drug reaction associations.
Gonzalez-Galarza FF, Takeshita LY, Santos EJ, Kempson F, Maia MH, Silva AL, Silva AL, Ghattaoraya GS, Alfirevic A, Jones AR and Middleton D Nucleic Acid Research 2015, 39, 28, D784-8.
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