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Genetic structure in the Sherpa and neighboring Nepalese populations.

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We set out to describe the fine-scale population structure across the Eastern region of Nepal. To date there is relatively little known about the genetic structure of the Sherpa residing in Nepal and their genetic relationship with the Nepalese. We assembled dense genotype data from a total of 1245 individuals representing Nepal and a variety of different populations resident across the greater Himalayan region including Tibet, China, India, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbek...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12864-016-3469-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
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Science Foundation Ireland
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12/IP/1727
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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Genomics More from this journal
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
102
Publication date:
2017-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-12-23
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EISSN:
1471-2164
ISSN:
1471-2164
Language:
English
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pubs:673420
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uuid:1be0fe4f-1a66-43b6-83f0-71af1e263f07
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673420
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2017-05-26

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