Published in AIDS Weekly, July 24th, 2006
The Yoruba show greater genetic diversity than European and Asian people who experienced population bottlenecks in relatively recent human history. This diversity demands a significantly higher number of SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms) than less-diverse, younger populations to achieve equivalent genomic coverage.
Illumina's HumanHap650Y BeadChip contains over 650,000 SNP markers on a single microarray,...
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