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TitleThe study involves an isolated population from Northern Italy: the Val Borbera population. Population isolates are a valuable resource for medical genetics because of their reduced genetic, phenotypic and environmental heterogeneity. Further, extended linkage disequilibrium (LD) allows accurate haplotyping and imputation.
Study TypeOther
Abstract The study involved 1,803 people living in 7 villages of the upper Borbera Valley. Our findings show that the valley has features characteristic of a genetic isolate, including reduced genetic heterogeneity and reduced effective population size. We show that this population has been subject to prolon .. [more]
Description The study involved 1,803 people living in 7 villages of the upper Borbera Valley. Our findings show that the valley has features characteristic of a genetic isolate, including reduced genetic heterogeneity and reduced effective population size. We show that this population has been subject to prolon .. [more]
Center NameSAN RAFFAELE RESEARCH INSTITUTE