Genetic position of Chuvashes in the system of Finno-Ugric and Turkic-speaking peoples

Abstract

Serological and biochemical polymorphisms in marker genes of the AB0, MN, RH, FY, HP, TF, ACP1, PGM1, ESD, and GLO1 systems were studied in the combined sample of 369 individuals of Chuvash ethnicity from Morgaushskii, Mariinsko-Posadskii and Yadrinskii districts of the Chuvash Republic. We have compared our results with the data obtained in previous studies by other authors. A linear relationship has been established between genetic and geographical distances by examining 11 ethnoterritorial groups in Northeastern Europe and Western Siberia.

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Original Russian Text © V.A. Spitsyn, V.A. Batsevich, G.I. El’chinova, E.D. Kobyliansky, 2009, published in Genetika, 2009, Vol. 45, No. 9, pp. 1270–1276.

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Spitsyn, V.A., Batsevich, V.A., El’chinova, G.I. et al. Genetic position of Chuvashes in the system of Finno-Ugric and Turkic-speaking peoples. Russ J Genet 45, 1117–1123 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1022795409090130

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Keywords

  • Genetic Distance
  • Volga Region
  • Genetic Position
  • Middle Volga Region
  • Molecular Genetic Research