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Gene admixture in the Costa Rican population
(Ann Hum Genet; 67 (1) p. 71-80, 2003)
The general population of Costa Rica has sometimes been considered to be the product of an amalgamation of groups of diverse origin. To determine the magnitude of accumulated admixture since Spanish colonization, 11 ...
Análisis de varios marcadores genéticos clásicos en la población de Costa Rica
A study of several loci blood groups (ABO, Diego, Duffy, Kell, Kidd, Lewis, Lutheran, MNSs, P, Rhesus and Secretor), and Hp serum protein was carried out on a sample of 2 196 unrelated Costa Rican individuals of both ...
A Second Locus for an Axonal Form of Autosomal Recessive Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Maps to Chromosome 19q13.3
(American Journal Human Genetic ; 68 (1 p. 269-274, 2001)
Autosomal recessive Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) represents a heterogeneous group of disorders affecting the peripheral nervous system. The axonal form of the disease is designated as "CMT type 2" (CMT2), and one locus ...
Helicobacter pylori in a Costa Rican dyspeptic patient population
Gastric biopsies from 65 Costa Rican dyspeptic patients were investigated for the presence ofHelicobacter pylori DNA by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification of 16S rRNA sequences. Both frozen and paraffin-embedded ...