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What does HGDP stand for?

HGDP stands for Human Genome Diversity Project

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The investigators compared variants of the AS3MT gene between 346 SAC Atacamenos and members of several other indigenous populations, including 25 individuals from three Native American populations participating in the Human Genome Diversity Project (HGDP) and 97 individuals from five Peruvian populations with historically lower exposure to arsenic.
To determine the genetic relationships, Daniel Falush of the Environmental Research Institute in Cork, Ireland, and his colleagues analyzed a data set from the Human Genome Diversity Project, which contained more than 2,500 single gene variations from 927 people of 53 different ethnicities.
Abstract: The Human Genome Diversity Project (HGDP) is a program of mass sampling of Indigenous peoples and other isolated populations, presently being conducted by teams of molecular biologists around the world, and is due for completion in the next few years.
A prime example of this is the Human Genome Diversity Project, HGD, set up by an international consortium of scientists, universities, governments and private researchers in North America and Europe.
The scientists, who come from several institutions participating in the Chinese Human Genome Diversity Project, examined genetic relationships among 28 of China's 56 official ethnic groups, including the majority Han population.