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Autosomal and X chromosome alu insertions in Bolivian aymaras and quechuas: two languages and one genetic pool
(American Journal of Human Biology, 2010)
A B S T R A C T Thirty-two polymorphic Alu insertions (18 autosomal and 14 from the X chromosome) were studied in 192 individuals from two Amerindian populations of the Bolivian Altiplano (Aymara and Quechua speakers: the ...
MtDNA and y-chromosome diversity in aymaras and quechuas from Bolivia : different stories and special genetic traits of the andean altiplano populations
(American Journal of Physical Anthroplogy, 2011-04-05)
ABSTRACT Two Bolivian samples belonging to the two main Andean linguistic groups (Aymaras and Quechuas) were studied for mtDNA and Y-chromosome uniparental markers to evaluate sex-specific differences and give new insights ...
Apolipoprotein E/C1/C4/C2 gene cluster diversity in two native andean populations: Aymaras and Quechuas
(Annals of Human Genetics, 2012-07)
Summary The APOE/C1/C4/C2 gene cluster presents high relevance in lipid metabolism and, therefore, has important epidemiological implications. Here, we study for the first time the variation patterns of 25 polymorphisms ...