Asian Populations

Some articles on asian, asian populations:

Asians - Asian DNA
... of Biochemistry at Oxford University said that 90% of the Y chromosomes of "Asian" (including "Orientals") and European men in their sample (38/42) descend from one of two ... of the Department of Biochemistry at Emory University said "Asian mtDNA lineages" originated in Southern China with the "Southern Mongoloid" ... Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany, said "Asian populations" have high mtDNA variation with Vietnamese having the highest mtDNA diversity, but, overall, the ...
Alcohol Consumption - Effects of Alcohol On Health - Cancer
... Recent studies indicate that Asian populations are particularly prone to carcinogenic effects of alcohol ... In non-Asian populations, an enzyme called alcohol dehydrogenase that quickly converts acetaldehyde into acetate ... Asian populations have a variant form of alcohol dehydrogenase which prevents conversion of the acetaldehyde ...

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