A recent bottleneck of Y chromosome diversity coincides with a global change in culture

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Karmin, M.; Saag, L.; Vicente, M.; Sayres, M. A. W.; Jarve, M.; Talas, U. G.; Rootsi, S.; Ilumaee, A-M; Maegi, R.; Mitt, M.; Pagani, L.; Puurand, T.; Faltyskova, Z.; Clemente, F.; Cardona, A.; Metspalu, E.; Sahakyan, H.; Yunusbayev, B.; Hudjashov, G.; DeGiorgio, M.; Loogvaeli, E-L; Eichstaedt, C.; Eelmets, M.; Chaubey, G.; Tambets, K.; Litvinov, S.; Mormina, M.; Xue, Y.; Ayub, Q.; Zoraqi, G.; ... view all 101 authors
(2015)
  • Publisher: COLD SPRING HARBOR LAB PRESS, PUBLICATIONS DEPT
  • Subject: Science & Technology, Life Sciences & Biomedicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology, Genetics & Heredity, Human Genome, Southern Route, Population, Tree, Sequence, Africa, Resolution, Haplogroups, Agriculture, Expansions

It is commonly thought that human genetic diversity in non-African populations was shaped primarily by an out-of-Africa dispersal 50–100 thousand yr ago (kya). Here, we present a study of 456 geographically diverse high-coverage Y chromosome sequences, including 299 new... View more
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