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Roma Sequencing Study

Study ID Alternative Stable ID Type
EGAS00001004287 Other

Study Description

Present day Roma genome were shaped by the extensive inbreeding and admixture during their Diaspora. Here, we shed light on the Roma demographic history by analyzing the whole genome sequence of 46 Roma individuals pertaining to four migrant groups in six European countries. The strong reduction in effective population size (~44%), that occurred around 2kya, was not masked by the subsequent high admixture in Middle Eastern and European countries.

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Dataset ID Description Technology Samples
EGAD00001006024
Pair end fastq file of 40 Roma whole genome sequence data. This dataset contains the fastq files obtained using illumina hiseq X generated reads, ~30X coverage. 10 Makedonian Roma - Balkan Roma 10 Spanish Roma - North/Western Roma 10 Hungarian Roma - Vlax and Romungro Roma 5 Lithuanian Roma - North/Western Roma 5 Ukranian Roma - Romungro Roma.
HiSeq X Ten 40

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