Combination of Genetic and Humanitarian (Cross-Cultural) Methods for the Identification of Human Genes Involved in the Process of Adaptation to Evolutionary New Environmental Factors

Russian Journal of Genetics Vol/Iss. 51(4) Pleiades Publishing. Published In Pages: 397-407
By Borinskaya, S. A., Yankovsky, N. K.


The frequency of the APOE e4 allele is lower in populations for which agriculture is typical (401).


The researchers did not mark these findings as significant in the results table, however, their p value reported was p = 0.007 and p < 0.05 is typically considered significant.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman Rho TestSupportedp < 0.05-.33two-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Frequency of the APOE e4 alleleDependentGenetics, Physiological Data