Table 1.

Published genome-wide panels of AIMs appropriate for ancestry analyses

Type of markersPopulation studiedTotal no. individuals genotypedReferenceNo. AIMsWeb site
SNPs and diallelic insertion/deletionsEuropean American>1,000Shriver et al. (39) and Parra et al. (11)∼75-100dbSNP database (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/SNP), keyword: PSUANTH
African American
Hispanic
African
Jamaican
Short tandem repeatsAfrican American175Smith et al. (38)744Laboratory of Genomic Diversity (http://lgd.nci.nih.gov)
Hispanic
European American
Asian
Microsatellites and diallelic insertion/deletionsEuropean AmericanDNA pooling usedCollins-Schramm et al. (81, 82)151 for Mexican American and 97 for African AmericanUniversity of California-Davis, Rowe Program (http://roweprogram.ucdavis.edu)
Mexican American
African AmericanUniversity of California-Santa Cruz Human Genome Project Center (http://genome.ucsc.edu)
Amerindian
African
SNPsEuropean American>300Smith et al. (83)3,011Laboratory of Genomic Diversity (http://lgd.nci.nih.gov)
African American
African
Chinese
Amerindian
SNPsEuropean American>500Collins-Schramm et al. (84)123University of California-Davis, Rowe Program (http://roweprogram.ucdavis.edu)
Mexican American
JapaneseThe SNP Consortium Allele Frequency Project (http://snp.cshl.org)
Amerindian
SNPsEuropean American71Hinds et al. (85)1,586,383Perlegen Genome Browser (http://www.hapmap.org/cgi-perl/gbrowse/gbrowse)
African AmericanHaplotype data (http://research.calit2.net/hap/wgha)
Asian American
SNPsEuropean American85Miller et al. (86)1,410The SNP Consortium Allele Frequency Project (http://snp.cshl.org)
African American
Asian
SNPsAfrican269Altshuler et al. and The International HapMap Consortium (87)877,351 polymorphic in all three groupsThe HapMap Project (http://www.hapmap.org)
European American
Chinese
Japanese75,997 monomorphic across all three groups
SNPs12 worldwide population samples203Shriver et al. (21)11,555Shriver Laboratory (http://www.anthro.psu.edu/biolab/index.html)
SNPs6 European populations>1,000Seldin et al. (19)400-800University of California-Davis, Rowe Program (http://roweprogram.ucdavis.edu)
European American
Ashkenazi Jewish
Asian American
African American
Amerindians
SNPsEuropean American>300Tian et al. (88)>4,000University of California-Davis, Rowe Program (http://roweprogram.ucdavis.edu)
Centre d’Etude du Polymorphisme Humain Europeans
West African (including Yorubans)
African Americans
SNPs5 Different Amerindian populations>700Tian et al. (89)>8,000University of California-Davis, Rowe Program (http://roweprogram.ucdavis.edu)
European American
Japanese
Chinese
SNPsLatino>700Price et al. (90)>4,100Reich Laboratory (http://genpath.med.harvard.edu/~reich/)
African
European
Native American (North and South America)
European American
SNPs4 Amerindian populations>300Mao et al. (91)>2,000Shriver Laboratory (http://www.anthro.psu.edu/biolab/euroaims.pc1.xls)
West African
Japanese
Chinese
European Americans
SNPs21 European and worldwide populations297Bauchet et al. (18)1,200Shriver Laboratory (http://www.anthro.psu.edu/biolab/euroaims.pc1.xls)
SNPsEuropean Americans>4,000Price et al. (92)300Reich Laboratory (http://genpath.med.harvard.edu/~reich/)