The Mexican Mestizo populations genome


Accidentally stumbling upon this paper about the Mexican genome study.

The Mexican people have already ventured into their genome since 2009! Analysis of genomic diversity in Mexican Mestizo populations to develop genomic medicine in Mexico, published in PNAS 2009.

Although the sample size was not very big and the genotypes were done on a platform with only 100000 SNPs, they started this nine years already.

Anonymous blood samples from 300 non-related and self-defined Mestizos and 30 Amerindian Zapotecos were collected in 7 states in Mexico: Guanajuato, Guerrero, Sonora, Veracruz, Yucatan, Zacatecas, and Oaxaca (ZAP). Genotyping was performed according to the Affymetrix 100K SNP array protocol…

May be there are several other publications coming out after this one?

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Author: Bhoom Suktitipat

My name is Bhoom Suktitipat. I am currently an assistant professor at Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University.

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