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Erratum to: Most of the extant mtDNA boundaries in South and Southwest Asia were likely shaped during the initial settlement of Eurasia by anatomically modern humans
Recent advances in the understanding of the maternal and paternal heritage of south and southwest Asian populations have highlighted their role in the colonization of Eurasia by anatomically modernExpand
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Revealing the prehistoric settlement of Australia by Y chromosome and mtDNA analysis
Published and new samples of Aboriginal Australians and Melanesians were analyzed for mtDNA (n = 172) and Y variation (n = 522), and the resulting profiles were compared with the branches known soExpand
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Using genetic evidence to evaluate four palaeoanthropological hypotheses for the timing of Neanderthal and modern human origins.
A better understanding of the evolutionary relationship between modern humans and Neanderthals is essential for improving the resolution of hominin phylogenetic hypotheses. Currently, four distinctExpand
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A prehistory of Indian Y chromosomes: evaluating demic diffusion scenarios.
Understanding the genetic origins and demographic history of Indian populations is important both for questions concerning the early settlement of Eurasia and more recent events, including theExpand
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The genetic origins of the Andaman Islanders.
Mitochondrial sequences were retrieved from museum specimens of the enigmatic Andaman Islanders to analyze their evolutionary history. D-loop and protein-coding data reveal that phenotypicExpand
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A Bayesian evaluation of human mitochondrial substitution rates.
Accurate estimates of mitochondrial substitution rates are central to molecular studies of human evolution, but meaningful comparisons of published studies are problematic because of the wide rangeExpand
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Multiplexed SNP Typing of Ancient DNA Clarifies the Origin of Andaman mtDNA Haplogroups amongst South Asian Tribal Populations
The issue of errors in genetic data sets is of growing concern, particularly in population genetics where whole genome mtDNA sequence data is coming under increased scrutiny. Multiplexed PCRExpand
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Evaluating the mitochondrial timescale of human evolution.
Different methodologies and modes of calibration have produced disparate, sometimes irreconcilable, reconstructions of the evolutionary and demographic history of our species. We discuss how dateExpand
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The crucial role of calibration in molecular date estimates for the peopling of the Americas.
To the editor: In a recent study of Native American mitochondrial genomes, Fagundes et al.1 claimed to have found molecular evidence that the colonization of the New World occurred well before theExpand
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The history of the North African mitochondrial DNA haplogroup U6 gene flow into the African, Eurasian and American continents
BackgroundComplete mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) genome analyses have greatly improved the phylogeny and phylogeography of human mtDNA. Human mitochondrial DNA haplogroup U6 has been considered as aExpand
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