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Amerindian ancestry and extended longevity in Nicoya, Costa Rica
The aim of this study was to address the hypothesis that Amerindian ancestry is associated with extended longevity in the admixed population of Nicoya, Costa Rica. The Nicoya Peninsula of Costa RicaExpand
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Correlates of longitudinal leukocyte telomere length in the Costa Rican Longevity Study of Healthy Aging (CRELES): On the importance of DNA collection and storage procedures
The objective is to identify cofactors of leukocyte telomere length (LTL) in a Latin American population, specifically the association of LTL with 36 socio-demographic, early childhood, and healthExpand
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Demografía y genética de la población amerindia Guaymí de Limoncito, Costa Rica
El analisis de la estructura de edades (age structure) de una poblacion amerindia guaymi de Limoncito, Coto Brus, Costa Rica mostro que un 47% de la poblacion oscila entre 0 y 14 anos y un 35% entreExpand
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Grupos sanguíneos ABO y Rh y proteínas séricas en una población amerindia, Matambú, Costa Rica
Articulo cientifico -- Universidad de Costa Rica. Instituto de Investigaciones en Salud, 1985
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Determinación indirecta, mediante marcadores de ADN, del estado de portadoras de distrofia muscular de Duchenne (DMD) en una familia costarricense
Articulo cientifico -- Universidad de Costa Rica, Instituto de Investigaciones en Salud. 2002
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Estimación de dosis génica mediante PCR-múltiplex y electroforesis capilar fluorescente en posibles portadoras de deleciones en el gen de la distrofina, Costa Rica 1998- 2000
Objective. To quantitate gene doses at the dystrophin locus in women at risk of being carriers of deletions. Place where the work was performed: INISA and Escuela de Biologic, Universidad de CostaExpand
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Microevolution inLowerCentral America: Genetic Characterization oftheChibcha-speaking GroupsofCostaRica andPanama, andaConsensus TaxonomyBasedonGenetic andLinguistic Affinity
Summary There isevidence that Amerindians havecontinuously occupied thelower Central American Isthmus foras longas10,000 years. There remains somedoubt about therelationships ofthese originalExpand
Genetic variation in the Bribri and Cabecar Amerindians from ' Manama , Costa Rica
A screening of more than 40 loci was performed in the Bnlbri and Cabecar Amerindian popubuioas of Talamanca in Southeastern Costa Rica. Sane differences were found in the distnbutioa (presence orExpand