Variation of DAT1 VNTR Alleles and Genotypes Among Old Ethnic Groups in Mesopotamia to the Oxus Region

@inproceedings{Banoei2008VariationOD,
  title={Variation of DAT1 VNTR Alleles and Genotypes Among Old Ethnic Groups in Mesopotamia to the Oxus Region},
  author={Mohammad Mehdi Banoei and Morteza Hashemzadeh Chaleshtori and Mohammad Hossein Sanati and Parvin Shariati and Massoud Houshmand and Tayebeh Majidizadeh and Niloofar Jahangir Soltani and Massoud Golalipour},
  booktitle={Human biology},
  year={2008}
}
ABSTRACT Variation of a VNTR in the DAT1 gene in seven ethnic groups of the Middle East was used to infer the history and affinities of these groups. The populations consisted of Assyrian, Jewish, Zoroastrian, Armenian, Turkmen, and Arab peoples of Iran, Iraq, and Kuwait. Three hundred forty subjects from these seven ethnic groups were screened for DAT1. DAT1 VNTR genotyping showed 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 alleles in the samples. Analysis of these data revealed differentiation and… 

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