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CSIR: 32% genetic variants are unique in Indian sequences

A study was conducted by the Council of scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Centre for cellular and Molecular Biology (CSIR-CCMB) and the institute of genomics and integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB). The study was published in the scientific journal nucleic acids research. According to the study, percentage genetic variance is unique in Indian sequences as compared to ..




CSIR-CCMB Genetic study on people in Lakshadweep Islands: Key Findings

The genetic studies were undertaken on the people of the Lakshadweep archipelago by the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB). The findings of the study are: Majority of human ancestry in Lakshadweep was largely derived from South Asia with minor influences from East and West Eurasia. The study demonstrated close genetic link of Lakshadweep ..