Navigation Links
Jews Around the World Linked by Common Genetic Ancestry
Date:6/3/2010

did the Jewish group as a whole constitute a distinct population cluster, but that one by one each of the three Diaspora subgroups themselves also represented a distinct cluster within the larger Jewish group. They further noted that the two largest subgroups -- Middle Eastern Jews and European Jews -- were found to have split off from one another about 2,500 years back.

The team noted while the genetic pool of Jew is distinct, it is closely related to the non-Jewish populations of both Europe and the Middle East. In addition, each of the Jewish subgroups was linked to a Middle Eastern ancestry, and represented a degree of mixing with the non-Jewish population in which each group had lived.

"The study supports the idea of a Jewish people linked by a shared genetic history," Dr. Harry Ostrer, an NYU professor of pediatrics, pathology and medicine, stated in the news release. "Yet the [mixture] with European people explains why so many European and Syrian Jews have blue eyes and blond hair."

"The goal of the study was to determine a genomic baseline," lead author Gil Atzmon, an Einstein assistant professor of medicine and of genetics, said in the news release. "With this established, we'll be able to more easily identify genes associated with complex disorders like diabetes that are determined by multiple variants across the genome. Armed with this information, we will be better positioned to treat patients."

More information

For more on genetic mapping, visit the U.S. National Institutes of Health.



-- Alan Mozes



SOURCE: American Journal of Human Genetics, June 3, 2010, news release


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. First iPad App Developers Graduate from Around the Globe: Ready to Show Their New Apps
2. Autism Speaks to Celebrate Third Annual World Autism Awareness Day with Partners Around the World
3. Imaging fat layer around heart can help predict disease
4. Family's Fight to Save Child Spreads Hope Around Globe
5. Phone app providing real-time statistics on physical activity around the world
6. 1 in 4 patients have lost bone around their implants
7. Operation Smile 2009 Celebrates its 27th Year of Providing New Smiles for Children Around the World
8. The Family Walk - a Dying Tradition Around the World?
9. TouchSurfaces.Org Launches Public Health Information Site for Advanced Disinfectant Solutions for Use Around Children and Pets
10. EWI Worldwide Appoints Matt Hubbard President, Exhibit Works Division
11. CosmeticLaserWorld.com Gives Buyers Peace of Mind Through Industry-Leading Investment Protection Plan
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/29/2014)... Advertising claims for cosmetic procedures using stem cells are ... and effectiveness, according to a review in the August ... , the official medical journal of the American ... offer tremendous potential, but the marketplace is saturated with ... at risk," write Dr Michael T. Longaker of Stanford ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 As the Ebola ... with its partners to both purchase critical emergency supplies locally, ... US to Liberia. These supplies will contain materials used to ... most heavily populated areas of the country. , With ... in the response to the Ebola outbreak in the region. ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 29, 2014 CarePoint Health is ... joined our network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Our ... Kaki. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced physicians ... of top doctors and practices in Hudson County, ... acquisition represents CarePoint Health’s commitment to provide the ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 2014 Historically, Memorial Day kicks off ... usually celebrated throughout that time by picnics, barbecues and ... now mark the start of a period that will ... In 2012 nearly 1.000 people were killed in ... Day to Labor Day. , The summer's warmer weather, ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 29, 2014 The Law Offices of Michael ... of Hope, a non-profit organization providing grief camps for kids, ... anguish and suffering our clients experience from the death of ... support an organization like Stepping Stones of Hope, as they ... Stepping Stones of Hope also includes a monthly support group ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Beware of claims about cosmetic stem cells procedures, says review in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2Health News:PCI Responds to Ebola Outbreak in Liberia with Supplies, Awareness Campaigns 2Health News:PCI Responds to Ebola Outbreak in Liberia with Supplies, Awareness Campaigns 3Health News:Dr. Politis and Dr. Kaki Join CarePoint Health Medical Group 2Health News:Dr. Politis and Dr. Kaki Join CarePoint Health Medical Group 3Health News:Narconon New Life Retreat Launches New Alcohol Prevention Program 2Health News:The Law Offices of Michael Cordova is Sponsoring Stepping Stones of Hope, a Non-Profit Organization Providing Grief Camps for Kids, Teens, Adults, and Families 2
... team of University of California, San Diego School of ... to promote tumor growths in genetically susceptible mice, but ... exposed to an inhibiting protein enzyme. The research, ... medicine at UC San Diego, could portend an eventual ...
... in mice , SUNDAY, May 9 (HealthDay News) -- Variants ... in humans, a new study finds. , Previous research found ... immune response, influenced MS risk in mice. , In this ... MS patients on the Italian island of Sardinia, which has ...
... support program might be an appropriate Mother,s Day gift ... is a smoker, you might consider giving her a Mother,s ... live a longer, healthier life, suggests the American Lung Association. ... available 24 hours a day and offers users tools and ...
... ... as their Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales. , ... (Vocus) May 9, 2010 -- Trupanion, a pet health ... Vice President of Marketing and Sales for the company. Craig comes to Trupanion with over ...
... ... confused by conflicting news reports of their benefits. A new website, Healthy-Oil-Planet.com is devoted ... health conscious consumer. , ... May 9, 2010 -- One of the problems for health conscious consumers is getting the ...
... KEL ... in taking legal action. , ... (PRWEB) May 9, 2010 -- Kaufman, Englett & Lynd LLC is actively searching for individuals ... so they can file a law suit on their behalf., , ,KEL Attorneys is looking for ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Suppressing activity of common intestinal bacteria reduces tumor growth 2Health News:Pet Insurance Company Hires Craig Wallace as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales 2Health News:Are Fish Oil Supplements a Waste of Money? Healthy-Oil-Planet.com Helps Consumers Make Informed Decisions on Nutritional Supplements 2Health News:KEL Attorneys is Assisting Victims of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill by Filling Legal Claims on Their Behalf 2
(Date:7/29/2014)... -- Sysmex America, Inc., a global leader in medical diagnostic ... exhibit booth during the American Association for Clinical ... in Chicago , July 27 through ... excited to exhibit at AACC this year, because it,s ... continue the dialogue on how to best meet the ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Mass., July 29, 2014 Cynosure, Inc. ... markets laser- and light-based aesthetic treatment systems for high-volume ... ended June 30, 2014. Second-quarter 2014 financial results incorporate ... on June 24, 2013. Second-Quarter ... increased 45% to $72.6 million , Non-GAAP net ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... -- Apex Medical Corporation (Apex, TWSE: 4106), a leading player ... that it is appealing the judgment of the Regional Court ... that found the headgear of certain mask models ... invalidity challenges against various ResMed patents in major countries. Apex ... junk patents. ResMed filed the lawsuit with ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Product Offerings Highlight Sysmex's Presence at 2014 AACC in Chicago 2New Product Offerings Highlight Sysmex's Presence at 2014 AACC in Chicago 3Cynosure Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Cynosure Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Cynosure Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Cynosure Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Cynosure Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6Cynosure Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7Cynosure Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8Cynosure Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9Cynosure Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10Cynosure Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11Cynosure Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 12Apex Continues Fighting Against Patents to Free Up Competition 2
... Oct. 9 Vical Incorporated,(Nasdaq: VICL ) ... mice demonstrated,the potential of its patented Vaxfectin(TM) adjuvant ... protein-based H5N1 pandemic influenza vaccine,currently stockpiled by the ... limited vaccine supplies to protect the greatest,number of ...
... Oct. 9 The Wellion Linus Blood Glucose,Monitoring ... recently received certification by the Netherlands Organization,for Applied ... group,founded in 1932 that thoroughly tests and inspects ... the CE Marking. "Receiving the TNO approval ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Vical Demonstrates Dose-sparing of Protein-based H5N1 Influenza Vaccine With Vaxfectin(TM) Adjuvant 2Vical Demonstrates Dose-sparing of Protein-based H5N1 Influenza Vaccine With Vaxfectin(TM) Adjuvant 3Vical Demonstrates Dose-sparing of Protein-based H5N1 Influenza Vaccine With Vaxfectin(TM) Adjuvant 4WaveSense Blood Glucose Meter One of Few Brands to Pass Rigorous TNO Tests 2
... Steri-Cath™ Closed Ventilation Suction Systems Reduce ... Constant Patient Ventilation, ,Cost-effective and ... Ventilation Suction Systems reduces the risk ... contact with the catheter, Steri-Cath™ maintains ...
... Catheters are available in two ... DeLee tip with staggered eyes, ... Two types of catheter valve ... easy fingertip control with virtually ...
... Catheters are available in two ... DeLee tip with staggered eyes, ... Two types of catheter valve ... easy fingertip control with virtually ...
... Our Tri-Flo® suction catheter design ... to your patients while still providing ... pediatric catheters (5/6, 8 or 10 ... facilitate proper catheter placement. Our complete ...
Medicine Products: