ALFRED (the ALelle FREquency Database) is designed to store and disseminate frequencies of alleles at human polymorphic sites for multiple populations, primarily for the population genetics and molecular anthropology communities. Currently ALFRED has information on over 180 polymorphic sites for more than 70 populations. Since our initial release of the database we have focussed on increasing the quantity and quality of data, making reciprocal links between ALFRED and other related databases, and providing useful tools to make the data more comprehensible to the end user. ALFRED is accessible from the Kidd Lab home page (http://info.med.yale.edu/genetics/kkidd/) or from ALFRED directly (http://alfred.med.yale.edu/alfred/index.asp).

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Article may be found at: http://nar.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/29/1/317 This work is supported in part by NIH grant 1-P01-GM57672 (K.K.K., J.R.K.), National Library of Medicine grant G08 LM05583 (P.L.M.), NSF grant BCS9912028 (J.R.K.), and NIAAA grant 2-R01-AA09379-06A1.ISSN:1362-4962 Note: imported from RIT’s Digital Media Library running on DSpace to RIT Scholar Works in February 2014.

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