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Genetic Evidence for an East Asian Origin of Domestic Dogs
The origin of the domestic dog from wolves has been established, but the number of founding events, as well as where and when these occurred, is not known. To address these questions, we examined theExpand
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Phylogeographic differentiation of mitochondrial DNA in Han Chinese.
To characterize the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) variation in Han Chinese from several provinces of China, we have sequenced the two hypervariable segments of the control region and the segment spanningExpand
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Multiple maternal origins of chickens: out of the Asian jungles.
Domestic chickens have long been important to human societies for food, religion, entertainment, and decorative uses, yet the origins and phylogeography of chickens through Eurasia remain uncertain.Expand
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Evidence of positive selection acting at the human dopamine receptor D4 gene locus
  • Y. Ding, H. Chi, +9 authors R. Moyzis
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 26 December 2001
Associations have been reported of the seven-repeat (7R) allele of the human dopamine receptor D4 (DRD4) gene with both attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and the personality trait of noveltyExpand
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Updating the East Asian mtDNA phylogeny: a prerequisite for the identification of pathogenic mutations.
Knowledge about the world phylogeny of human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is essential not only for evaluating the pathogenic role of specific mtDNA mutations but also for performing reliableExpand
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Different matrilineal contributions to genetic structure of ethnic groups in the silk road region in china.
Previous studies have shown that there were extensive genetic admixtures in the Silk Road region. In the present study, we analyzed 252 mtDNAs of five ethnic groups (Uygur, Uzbek, Kazak, Mongolian,Expand
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Phylogeny of mitochondrial DNA macrohaplogroup N in India, based on complete sequencing: implications for the peopling of South Asia.
To resolve the phylogeny of the autochthonous mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroups of India and determine the relationship between the Indian and western Eurasian mtDNA pools more precisely, aExpand
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mtDNA Data Indicate a Single Origin for Dogs South of Yangtze River, Less Than 16,300 Years Ago, from Numerous Wolves
There is no generally accepted picture of where, when, and how the domestic dog originated. Previous studies of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) have failed to establish the time and precise place of originExpand
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Mitochondrial data support an odd-nosed colobine clade.
To obtain a more complete understanding of the evolutionary history of the leaf-eating monkeys we have examined the mitochondrial genome sequence of two African and six Asian colobines. AlthoughExpand
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Phylogeny of east Asian mitochondrial DNA lineages inferred from complete sequences.
The now-emerging mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) population genomics provides information for reconstructing a well-resolved mtDNA phylogeny and for discerning the phylogenetic status of theExpand
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