Carriers of mitochondrial DNA macrohaplogroup L3 basal lineages migrated back to Africa from Asia around 70,000 years ago

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Cabrera, Vicente M.; Marrero, Patricia; Abu-Amero, Khaled K.; Larruga, Jose M.;
(2018)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: BMC Evolutionary Biology,volume 18 (issn: 1471-2148, eissn: 1471-2148)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC6009813, doi: 10.1186/s12862-018-1211-4
  • Subject: Research Article | Human evolution | Mitochondrial DNA | Y-chromosome | Haplogroup E | Evolution | QH359-425 | Out-of-Africa | Haplogroup L3

Background The main unequivocal conclusion after three decades of phylogeographic mtDNA studies is the African origin of all extant modern humans. In addition, a southern coastal route has been argued for to explain the Eurasian colonization of these African pioneers. B... View more
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