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The Eurasian heartland: a continental perspective on Y-chromosome diversity.

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The nonrecombining portion of the human Y chromosome has proven to be a valuable tool for the study of population history. The maintenance of extended haplotypes characteristic of particular geographic regions, despite extensive admixture, allows complex demographic events to be deconstructed. In this study we report the frequencies of 23 Y-chromosome biallelic polymorphism haplotypes in 1,935 men from 49 Eurasian populations, with a particular focus on Central Asia. These haplotypes reveal t...

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10.1073/pnas.171305098

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Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume:
98
Issue:
18
Pages:
10244-10249
Publication date:
2001-08-05
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
URN:
uuid:24973bd2-afb0-451f-83c7-a82381e1ba31
Source identifiers:
134189
Local pid:
pubs:134189

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