The time and place of European admixture in Ashkenazi Jewish history

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Xue, James; Lencz, Todd; Darvasi, Ariel; Pe’er, Itsik; Carmi, Shai;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Genetics,volume 13,issue 4 (issn: 1553-7390, eissn: 1553-7404)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5380316, doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006644, doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006644.
  • Subject: Gene Flow | Earth Sciences | Research Article | Geographical Locations | Simulation and Modeling | Population Groupings | QH426-470 | Genetics | Evolutionary Biology | People and Places | Chromosome Biology | Geography | Genomics | Europe | Population Genetics | Biology and Life Sciences | Jews | Chromosomes | Research and Analysis Methods | Heredity | Ethnicities | Haplotypes | Population Biology | Cell Biology | Genetic Mapping | Historical Geography

The Ashkenazi Jewish (AJ) population is important in genetics due to its high rate of Mendelian disorders. AJ appeared in Europe in the 10th century, and their ancestry is thought to comprise European (EU) and Middle-Eastern (ME) components. However, both the time and p... View more