HapMap


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Hap·Map

 (hăp′măp′)
n.
A database of common genetic variants in human beings from various regions of the world, the result of an international project to describe patterns of genetic variation and their relation to various diseases.

[haplo(type) map.]
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Furthermore, the purpose of the study was to determine the inter-ethnic variability of allele frequencies of the above genes among the south Indians with the HapMap and other populations from previously published reports.
Current systems are not prepared for the increasing amounts of data we will be seeing within the next few years," said Marth, a computer scientist who was instrumental in the success of high profile projects such as the Human Genome Project, HapMap Project, and 1,000 Genomes Project.
With the goal towards excellence, high efficiency and accuracy, BGI has a large number of accomplishments, including sequencing 1 percent of the human genome for the international Human Genome Project, contributing 10 pe rcent of International Human HapMap Project, carrying out research to combat SARS and the E.
1,2) Since then, we have seen additional massive investment by the public sector to determine the function of this complex blueprint for life, including the International HapMap project to map the inherited blocks of the genome across global populations, and the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) project to define the "functional elements" within the genome.
Quite a few of our staff scientists once participated in the International HapMap Project too.
BGI's many accomplishments include: sequencing one percent of the human genome for the International Human Genome Project, contributing 10 percent to the International Human HapMap Project, carrying out research to combat SARS and German deadly E.
Comparison with HapMap database: SNP data obtained on control samples from the north Indian subpopulations were compared with the data available on the other world populations available through the HapMap Genome Browser (HapMap Public Release #27) of Hapmap database (24).
To design the array, researchers at the Bio-X Center of Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Beijing's Fuwai Hospital took advantage of more than 10 million validated markers in the Axiom Genomic Database, including content drawn from the 1000 Genomes Project and the International HapMap Project.
The University of Pennsylvania genotyped 98 samples using the IBCvl microarray; and the MAF for each of the TMCC SNPs was compared with the HapMap prevalence in the Caucasian population (5).
They identified 59 genetic regions of particular interest, and homed in on those that occurred in at least 30 percent of people in the HapMap project - a worldwide survey of genetic differences among populations.
Data of all Han Chinese Beijing (CHB) SNPs within the SRD5A2 gene and its surrounding region (5-kb lengthboth upstream and downstream) were obtained from the International HapMap Phase II project (release #21a/phase II, Mar08).
2005) to identify tagging SNPs based on both the Centre d'Etude du Polymorphisme Humain (CEPH) Utah (CEU) and combined Asian [Han Chinese in Beijing, China (CHB), plus Japanese in Tokyo, Japan (JPT)] populations from the International HapMap Project (International HapMap Consortium 2003).