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Genetic affinities among the lower castes and tribal groups of India: inference from Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA

Ismail Thanseem1, Kumarasamy Thangaraj1*, Gyaneshwer Chaubey12, Vijay Kumar Singh1, Lakkakula VKS Bhaskar1, B Mohan Reddy3, Alla G Reddy1 and Lalji Singh1*

Author Affiliations

1 Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Uppal Road, Hyderabad- 500 007, India

2 Estonian Biocentre, Riia, 23, Tartu- 51010, Estonia

3 Biological Anthropology Unit, Indian Statistical Research Institute, Habsiguda, Hyderabad, India

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BMC Genetics 2006, 7:42  doi:10.1186/1471-2156-7-42

Published: 7 August 2006

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Additional File 1:

Indian Y-SNP data. Y-chromosome biallelic polymorphism data of 1285 Indian samples are given. The Y-SNP and Y-STR haplotypes of the three populations analyzed are also provided.

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Mitochondrial DNA mutation data. The data provided represent the mtDNA mutations at the HVR I region and selected coding regions from 347 tribal samples. Different haplogroups and its frequency are also given.

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