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Immunoglobulin allotypes in Ecuadorian Cayapa Indians.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8168827     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Indigenous Indian groups comprise approximately 20% of Ecuador's population, the third largest percentage in all of Central or South America, yet immunogenetic data on these groups are lacking in the literature. In the course of population migration studies, sera collected from 65 Ecuadorians living in the northern province of Esmeraldas were typed for six GM and two KM markers. The study population consisted of 47 Cayapa Indians and 18 blacks of African origin, descendants of slaves imported into the area during the seventeenth century. The Cayapa demonstrated three GM phenotypes, two of which are common to other South American Indian tribes. The frequency of KM1 positive Cayapa Indians (63%) is similar to other South American Indian tribes, but is significantly greater than the Huaorani of eastern Ecuador (2%), the only other Ecuadorian Indian group for whom limited immunoglobulin allotype data are available (chi 2 = 35.8, P < 0.0001).
Authors:
M A Kron; L Gately; J P Pandey; M H Jurado; J Rumbea Guzman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Human genetics     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0340-6717     ISO Abbreviation:  Hum. Genet.     Publication Date:  1994 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-06-02     Completed Date:  1994-06-02     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7613873     Medline TA:  Hum Genet     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  517-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
African Continental Ancestry Group / genetics
Ecuador
Hemagglutination Inhibition Tests
Humans
Immunoglobulin Gm Allotypes / genetics*
Immunoglobulin Km Allotypes / genetics*
Indians, South American / genetics*
Phenotype
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
1 P50 DE 10703-01/DE/NIDCR NIH HHS; AI 01019/AI/NIAID NIH HHS
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunoglobulin Gm Allotypes; 0/Immunoglobulin Km Allotypes

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