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A genome-wide genetic signature of Jewish ancestry perfectly separates individuals with and without full Jewish ancestry in a large random sample of European Americans

Anna C Need, Dalia Kasperavičiūtė, Elizabeth T Cirulli and David B Goldstein*

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Center for Human Genome Variation, Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Research Drive, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA

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Genome Biology 2009, 10:R7  doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-1-r7

Published: 22 January 2009

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Additional data file 1:

'No data' is inserted if the subject identified the grandparents as Caucasian, Eurasian or American.

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Additional data file 2:

SNPs included in the original analysis (n = 121,834).

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Additional data file 3:

SNPs included in the combined Duke and CEPH analysis (n = 13,573).

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Additional data file 4:

This includes a map file and a ped file. The map file has one line per SNP and the following columns: chromosome, rs#, genetic distance (blank) and position. The ped file has one line per subject and the following columns: Family ID (anonymous identifier), Individual ID (always 1, as subjects are unrelated), Paternal ID, Maternal ID (both zero), sex (1 = male, 2 = female) and phenotype, which in this case is the number of declared Jewish grandparents.

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