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Costa Rica Amerindians (G)

Polymorphic Region:

Demographic Data

  Ethnic origin: Amerindian
  Geographic Region: South and Central America
  Latitude: 9º 34' N
  Longitude: 83º 25' W
  Family: Not Known
  Urban/Rural: Rural

Sample Data

  Sample Size: 125 (A = 124, B = 123, C = 122, DRB1 = 120)
  Test date: 2014
  Method(s): SBT, Sequencing
  Source: Anthropology Study
  Loci typed: A, B, C, DRB1
  Additional notes: Costa Rican Amerindians (CRAI) were sampled exclusively in 5 different indigenous reservations and included individuals from the Chorotega (n=16), Maleku (n=26), Huetar (n=34), Cabécar (n=43), and Ngöbe (n=6) ethnicities. See publication for details.

Bibliographic Reference

  Author(s): Esteban Arrieta-BolañosInstitute for Experimental Cellular T
  Publication details: Arrieta-Bolaños E, Madrigal-Sánchez JJ, Stein JE, Órlich-Pérez P, Moreira-Espinoza MJ, Paredes-Carias E, Vanegas-Padilla Y, Salazar-Sánchez L, Alejandro Madrigal J, Marsh SGE, Shaw BE. High-resolution HLA allele and haplotype frequencies in majority and minority populations of Costa Rica and Nicaragua: differential admixture proportions in neighboring countries. HLA. 2018 Jun;91(6):514–29.
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Frequency Data

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Allele frequency net database (AFND) 2020 update: gold-standard data classification, open access genotype data and new query tools
Gonzalez-Galarza FF, McCabe A, Santos EJ, Jones J, Takeshita LY, Ortega-Rivera ND, Del Cid-Pavon GM, Ramsbottom K, Ghattaoraya GS, Alfirevic A, Middleton D and Jones AR Nucleic Acid Research 2020, 48:D783-8.
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