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Inferring admixture proportions from molecular data: extension to any number of parental populations.
The relative contribution of two parental populations to a hybrid group (the admixture proportions) can be estimated using not only the frequencies of different alleles, but also the degree ofExpand
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ABC as a flexible framework to estimate demography over space and time: some cons, many pros
The analysis of genetic variation to estimate demographic and historical parameters and to quantitatively compare alternative scenarios recently gained a powerful and flexible approach: theExpand
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The genetic legacy of the Mongols.
We have identified a Y-chromosomal lineage with several unusual features. It was found in 16 populations throughout a large region of Asia, stretching from the Pacific to the Caspian Sea, and wasExpand
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Inferring admixture proportions from molecular data.
We derive here two new estimators of admixture proportions based on a coalescent approach that explicitly takes into account molecular information as well as gene frequencies. These estimators can beExpand
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Ancient vs. recent processes as factors shaping the genetic variation of the European wild boar: are the effects of the last glaciation still detectable?
The European wild boar is an important game species, subjected to local extinctions and translocations in the past, and currently enormously and worryingly expanding in some areas where management isExpand
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The origin of European cattle: evidence from modern and ancient DNA.
Cattle domestication from wild aurochsen was among the most important innovations during the Neolithic agricultural revolution. The available genetic and archaeological evidence points to at leastExpand
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Evidence for a genetic discontinuity between Neandertals and 24,000-year-old anatomically modern Europeans
During the late Pleistocene, early anatomically modern humans coexisted in Europe with the anatomically archaic Neandertals for some thousand years. Under the recent variants of the multiregionalExpand
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The genetic impact of demographic decline and reintroduction in the wild boar (Sus scrofa): A microsatellite analysis
The reintroduction of wild boar from central Europe after World War II has contributed substantially to the range expansion of this species in Italy, where indiscriminate hunting in earlier timesExpand
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Gene-culture coevolution between cattle milk protein genes and human lactase genes
Milk from domestic cows has been a valuable food source for over 8,000 years, especially in lactose-tolerant human societies that exploit dairy breeds. We studied geographic patterns of variation inExpand
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Computer simulations: tools for population and evolutionary genetics
Computer simulations are excellent tools for understanding the evolutionary and genetic consequences of complex processes whose interactions cannot be analytically predicted. Simulations haveExpand
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