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Brazil Amazon KIR

Polymorphic Region:

Demographic Data

  Ethnic origin: Amerindian
  Geographic Region: South and Central America
  Latitude: 6º 49' S
  Longitude: 35º 45' W
  Family: Not Known
  Urban/Rural: Rural

Sample Data

  Sample Size: 40
  Test date: 2006
  Method(s): SSP
  Source: Anthropology Study
  Loci typed:
  Additional notes: individuals came from Kayapo(n=27),Waiampi(3),Awa-Guaja(2), Parakana(4), Arara Laranjal(4)

Bibliographic Reference

 Publication details:Paloma Daguer Ewerton, Mauro de Meira Leite, Milena Magalhães, Leonardo Sena and Eduardo José Melo dos Santos* Amazonian Amerindians exhibit high variability of KIR profiles. Immunogenetics 2007 59: 625-630
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Allele frequency net 2015 update: new features for HLA epitopes, KIR and disease and HLA adverse drug reaction associations.
Gonzalez-Galarza FF, Takeshita LY, Santos EJ, Kempson F, Maia MH, Silva AL, Silva AL, Ghattaoraya GS, Alfirevic A, Jones AR and Middleton D Nucleic Acid Research 2015, 39, 28, D784-8.
Liverpool, U.K.

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