Haplotypes in the Dystrophin DNA Segment Point to a Mosaic Origin of Modern Human Diversity

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Ziętkiewicz, Ewa ; Yotova, Vania ; Gehl, Dominik ; Wambach, Tina ; Arrieta, Isabel ; Batzer, Mark ; Cole, David E. C. ; Hechtman, Peter ; Kaplan, Feige ; Modiano, David ; Moisan, Jean-Paul ; Michalski, Roman ; Labuda, Damian (2003)
  • Publisher: The American Society of Human Genetics
  • Journal: The American Journal of Human Genetics, volume 73, issue 5, pages 994-1,015 (issn: 0002-9297)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1086/378777, pmc: PMC1180505
  • Subject: Genetics(clinical) | Genetics | Articles

Although Africa has played a central role in human evolutionary history, certain studies have suggested that not all contemporary human genetic diversity is of recent African origin. We investigated 35 simple polymorphic sites and one Tn microsatellite in an 8-kb segmen... View more
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