Analysis of short tandem repeat allele frequencies in the United Arab Emirates population

Rebecca Jayne Jones

    Research output: ThesisMaster's Thesis

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    Abstract

    The contemporary population of the Middle East region has been built around intercontinental migration between Africa, Asia and Europe, being at the crossroads of these three continents. Despite the presence of a highly admixed group, genome data on these populations are limited and Arabs are one of the least studied population groups. This study characterised autosomal and lineage genome markers with the aim of shedding some light on the history of and relationships between the carious ethnic groups living in this region. The project specifically studied the distribution of short tandem repeats markers in subjects from the United Arab Emirates.
    Original languageEnglish
    QualificationMasters
    Awarding Institution
    • The University of Western Australia
    Award date24 May 2017
    DOIs
    Publication statusUnpublished - 2016

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