Variability of the 3′ApoB Minisatellite Locus in Eastern Slavonic Populations

  title={Variability of the 3′ApoB Minisatellite Locus in Eastern Slavonic Populations},
  author={Dmitry A. Verbenko and A.N. Knjazev and Alexei I. Mikulich and Elsa K. Khusnutdinova and N. A. Bebyakova and S. A. Limborska},
  journal={Human Heredity},
  pages={10 - 18}
Objective: To describe and compare the 3′ apolipoprotein (Apo) B minisatellite allele frequency distributions of Eastern Slavonic populations and their Uralic, Altaic, and Caucasian speaking neighbors. Methods: Healthy individuals of 10 populations among Russians, Byelorussians, Komis and Bashkirs were studied for variable number tandem repeats (VNTRs) in the 3′ApoB minisatellite region. Data were analyzed with other results reported for this polymorphism in eastern Europeans and Siberians… 

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