Volume 50, Issue 1 (January 2005)

    Polymorphism Data at D8S315 Locus Among Five Ethnic Groups of Kerala from South India

    Published Online: January

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    A total of 254 random, healthy individuals belonging to five distinct ethnic groups were analyzed for tetranucleotide repeat polymorphism at autosomal microsatellite locus D8S315. The five distinct ethnic groups: Ezhavas, Nairs, Arayas, Vishwakarma, and Muslims belonged to Kerala state of South India. Muslims are religio-ethnic group while other populations mentioned above belong to distinct section of Hindu religion. All these population groups speak “Malayalam,” an Indo-Dravidian language.


    Author Information:

    Seshadri, M
    Bio-Science Group, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Maharashtra

    Ahmad, S
    Bio-Science Group, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Maharashtra


    Stock #: JFS2004305

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS2004305

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    Title Polymorphism Data at D8S315 Locus Among Five Ethnic Groups of Kerala from South India
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