CIRdb: Array genotype data

Study ID Alternative Stable ID Type
EGAS00001006050 Other

Study Description

The current inhabitants of the Canary Islands have a unique genetic makeup in the European diversity landscape due to the existence of African footprints from recent admixture events, especially of North African components (>20%). The underrepresentation of non-Europeans in genetic studies and the sizable North African ancestry, which is nearly absent from all existing catalogs of worldwide genetic diversity, justify the need to develop CIRdb, a population-specific reference catalog of natural genetic variation in the Canary Islanders. Based on array genotyping of the selected unrelated donors and comparisons against available datasets from European, sub-Saharan, and North African populations, we illustrate the intermediate genetic differentiation of Canary Islanders between Europeans and North Africans and the existence of within-population differences that are likely driven by genetic isolation. In addition, here we describe the overall design and the methods that are being implemented to develop CIRdb.

Study Datasets 1 dataset.

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Dataset ID Description Technology Samples
Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in autosomes of Canary Islanders
Axiom® Genome-Wide Human CEU 1 Array 863

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