Human-specific insertion/deletion polymorphisms in Indian populations and their possible evolutionary implications

@article{Majumder1999HumanspecificIP,
  title={Human-specific insertion/deletion polymorphisms in Indian populations and their possible evolutionary implications},
  author={Partha Majumder and Bidyut Kumar Roy and Sanat K Banerjee and Madan Chakraborty and Badal Dey and Namita Mukherjee and Monami Roy and Piyali Guha Thakurta and Samir Kumar Sil},
  journal={European Journal of Human Genetics},
  year={1999},
  volume={7},
  pages={435-446}
}
DNA samples from 396 unrelated individuals belonging to 14 ethnic populations of India, inhabiting various geographical locations and occupying various positions in the socio-cultural hierarchy, were analysed in respect of 8 human-specific polymorphic insertion/deletion loci. All loci, except Alu CD4, were found to be highly polymorphic in all populations… CONTINUE READING