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Genetic affinities among the lower castes and tribal groups of India: inference from Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA
BackgroundIndia is a country with enormous social and cultural diversity due to its positioning on the crossroads of many historic and pre-historic human migrations. The hierarchical caste system inExpand
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Y-chromosome evidence suggests a common paternal heritage of Austro-Asiatic populations
BackgroundThe Austro-Asiatic linguistic family, which is considered to be the oldest of all the families in India, has a substantial presence in Southeast Asia. However, the possibility of anyExpand
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Austro-Asiatic Tribes of Northeast India Provide Hitherto Missing Genetic Link between South and Southeast Asia
Northeast India, the only region which currently forms a land bridge between the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, has been proposed as an important corridor for the initial peopling of EastExpand
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Opportunity for natural selection among the Indian populations.
A critical review of data on opportunity for natural selection among the Indian populations has been made. These data on 96 populations were analysed according to regional, habitat, and socioeconomicExpand
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Global Patterns in Human Mitochondrial DNA and Y-Chromosome Variation Caused by Spatial Instability of the Local Cultural Processes
Because of the widespread phenomenon of patrilocality, it is hypothesized that Y-chromosome variants tend to be more localized geographically than those of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). EmpiricalExpand
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Androgen Receptor CAG Repeat Polymorphism and Epigenetic Influence among the South Indian Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
The present study was carried out to assess the role of androgen receptor CAG repeat polymorphism and X chromosome inactivation (XCI) pattern among Indian PCOS women and controls which has not beenExpand
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Polymorphisms in the IRS-1 and PPAR-γ genes and their association with polycystic ovary syndrome among South Indian women.
Polycystic ovary syndrome is known to be characterized by metabolic abnormalities such as hyperinsulinemia, adiposity and dyslipidemia. Both insulin receptor substrate-1 and peroxisomeExpand
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Inbreeding effects on reproductive outcome: a study based on a large sample from the endogamous Vadde of Kolleru Lake, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • B. M. Reddy
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Human biology
  • 1 October 1992
Inbreeding effects on reproductive outcome vis-à-vis fertility, prenatal loss and prereproductive mortality, and secondary sex ratio of live and dead children were examined in a large sample of 2078Expand
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Genetic heterogeneity in northeastern India: Reflection of Tribe–Caste continuum in the genetic structure
We critically examined the gene frequency data for 11 genetic markers commonly available in the literature for 22 populations of northeastern India in the light of their geographic, linguistic, andExpand
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Recurrent Spontaneous Abortions: An Overview of Genetic and Non-Genetic Backgrounds
Abstract Recurrent Spontaneous Abortion (RSA), Habitual Abortion or Habitual Miscarriage is the loss of 3 or more consecutive pregnancies before the 24th week of gestation. RSA occurs chiefly due toExpand
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