"Although India comprises more than one sixth of the world's human population, it has largely been omitted from genomic surveys that provide the backdrop for association studies of genetic disease." So begin Noah Rosenberg et al. in PLoS Genetics. They analyzed 1,200 genome-wide polymorphisms in 432 individuals from 15 Indian populations - all Indian-born but residing in the United States.

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