Genome-wide analysis correlates Ayurveda Prakriti

@article{Govindaraj2015GenomewideAC,
  title={Genome-wide analysis correlates Ayurveda Prakriti},
  author={Periyasamy Govindaraj and Sheikh Nizamuddin and Anugula Sharath and Vuskamalla Jyothi and Harish Rotti and Ritu Raval and Jayakrishna Nayak and Balakrishna K. Bhat and B. V. Prasanna and Pooja Shintre and Mayura Sule and Kalpana Joshi and Amrish P. Dedge and Ramachandra Bharadwaj and G. G. Gangadharan and Sreekumaran Nair and Puthiya Mundyat Gopinath and Bhushan Patwardhan and Paturu Kondaiah and Kapaettu Satyamoorthy and Marthanda Varma Sankaran Valiathan and Kumarasamy Thangaraj},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={5}
}
The practice of Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India, is based on the concept of three major constitutional types (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) defined as “Prakriti”. To the best of our knowledge, no study has convincingly correlated genomic variations with the classification of Prakriti. In the present study, we performed genome-wide SNP (single nucleotide polymorphism) analysis (Affymetrix, 6.0) of 262 well-classified male individuals (after screening 3416 subjects) belonging to three… 

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