HLA Genes in the Chuvashian Population from European Russia: Admixture of Central European and Mediterranean Populations

@article{ArnaizVillena2003HLAGI,
  title={HLA Genes in the Chuvashian Population from European Russia: Admixture of Central European and Mediterranean Populations},
  author={Antonio Arnaiz-Villena and J Martinez-Laso and Juan Moscoso and G. Livshits and Jorge Zamora and Eduardo Gomez-Casado and Carlos Silvera-Redondo and Kristin Melvin and Michael H. Crawford},
  journal={Human Biology},
  year={2003},
  volume={75},
  pages={375 - 392}
}
HLA alleles have been determined for the first time in individuals from the Chuvashian population by DNA typing and sequencing. HLA-A, -B, -DR, and -DQ allele frequencies and extended haplotypes have also been determined, and the results compared to those for Central Europeans, Siberians and other Asians, Caucasians, Middle Easterners, and Mediterranean peoples. Genetic distances, neighbor-joining dendrograms, and correspondence analysis have been performed. Present-day Chuvash speak an Altaic… 

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