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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