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Phylogeographic analysis of mitochondrial DNA in northern Asian populations.
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The findings indicate that the southern Siberian mtDNA pool harbors several lineages associated with the Late Upper Paleolithic and/or early Neolithic dispersals from both eastern Asia and southwestern Asia/southern Caucasus. Expand
Diversity of Mitochondrial DNA Lineages in South Siberia
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The considerable substructure within South Siberian haplogroups B, F, and G, together with the high degree of haplogroup C and D diversity revealed there, allows us to conclude that South Siberians carry the genetic imprint of early‐colonization phase of Eurasia. Expand
Genomic evidence for the Pleistocene and recent population history of Native Americans
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The results suggest that there has been gene flow between some Native Americans from both North and South America and groups related to East Asians and Australo-Melanesians, the latter possibly through an East Asian route that might have included ancestors of modern Aleutian Islanders. Expand
A recent bottleneck of Y chromosome diversity coincides with a global change in culture.
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A study of 456 geographically diverse high-coverage Y chromosome sequences, including 299 newly reported samples, infer a second strong bottleneck in Y-chromosome lineages dating to the last 10 ky, and hypothesize that this bottleneck is caused by cultural changes affecting variance of reproductive success among males. Expand
Origin and diffusion of mtDNA haplogroup X.
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The position of X2a in the phylogenetic tree suggests an early split from the other X2 clades, likely at the very beginning of their expansion and spread from the Near East. Expand
Mitochondrial DNA variability in Poles and Russians.
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The classification of mitochondrial haplotypes revealed the presence of all major European haplogroups, which were characterized by similar patterns of distribution in Poles and Russians and an analysis of the distribution of the control region haplotypes did not reveal any specific combinations of unique mtDNA haplotypes. Expand
Disuniting uniformity: a pied cladistic canvas of mtDNA haplogroup H in Eurasia.
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The refinement of the phylogenetic resolution has allowed us to resolve a large number of homoplasies in phylogenetic trees of Hg H based on the first hypervariable segment (HVS-I) of mtDNA. Expand
Origin and Post-Glacial Dispersal of Mitochondrial DNA Haplogroups C and D in Northern Asia
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The results show that both haplogroups were involved in migrations, from eastern Asia and southern Siberia to eastern and northeastern Europe, likely during the middle Holocene, and suggest post-glacial re-colonization of northern Asia. Expand
Genomic analyses inform on migration events during the peopling of Eurasia
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A genetic signature in present-day Papuans that suggests that at least 2% of their genome originates from an early and largely extinct expansion of anatomically modern humans (AMHs) out of Africa earlier than 75,000 years ago is found. Expand
Complete Mitochondrial DNA Diversity in Iranians
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The results for Persians and Qashqais point to a continuous increase of the population sizes from ∼24 kya to the present, although the phase between 14- 24 kya is thought to be hyperarid according to the Gulf Oasis model, which can explain the human expansion across the Persian Gulf region. Expand
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