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The Arabian cradle: mitochondrial relicts of the first steps along the southern route out of Africa.
A major unanswered question regarding the dispersal of modern humans around the world concerns the geographical site of the first human steps outside of Africa. The "southern coastal route" modelExpand
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Post-last glacial maximum expansion from Iberia to North Africa revealed by fine characterization of mtDNA H haplogroup in Tunisia.
The first large-scale fine characterization of Tunisian H lineages clarifies that the post-Last glacial maximum expansion originating in Iberia not only led to the resettlement of Europe but also ofExpand
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Y-chromosomal STR haplotypes in three ethnic groups and one cosmopolitan population from Tunisia.
The 11 Y-chromosomal short tandem repeats (STRs) included in the Promega Corporation PowerPlex Y System (DYS19, DYS389I, DYS389II, DYS390, DYS391, DYS392, DYS393, DYS385, DYS437, DYS438 and DYS439)Expand
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Islands Inside an Island: Reproductive Isolates on Jerba Island
Jerba Island, located in South Eastern Tunisia, is inhabited by four ethnic groups: Berbers, Arabs, sub‐Saharans, and Jews. All live in distinct areas, although the Arabs are also distributed allExpand
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Reconciling evidence from ancient and contemporary genomes: a major source for the European Neolithic within Mediterranean Europe
Important gaps remain in our understanding of the spread of farming into Europe, due partly to apparent contradictions between studies of contemporary genetic variation and ancient DNA. It seemsExpand
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Polymorphisms in one-carbon metabolism pathway genes and risk for bladder cancer in a Tunisian population.
Cigarette smoking is the most important risk factor for bladder cancer. Moreover, epidemiologic studies have implicated several genetic variations interfering with methyl group metabolisms inExpand
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Internal diversification of mitochondrial haplogroup R0a reveals post-last glacial maximum demographic expansions in South Arabia.
Widespread interest in the first successful Out of Africa dispersal of modern humans ∼60-80 thousand years ago via a southern migration route has overshadowed the study of later periods of SouthExpand
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52 additional reference population samples for the 55 AISNP panel.
Ancestry inference for a person using a panel of SNPs depends on the variation of frequencies of those SNPs around the world and the amount of reference data available for calculation/comparison. TheExpand
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Population history of the Red Sea--genetic exchanges between the Arabian Peninsula and East Africa signaled in the mitochondrial DNA HV1 haplogroup.
Archaeological studies have revealed cultural connections between the two sides of the Red Sea dating to prehistory. The issue has still not been properly addressed, however, by archaeogenetics. WeExpand
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