A Y Chromosome Census of the British Isles

  title={A Y Chromosome Census of the British Isles},
  author={C. Capelli and N. Redhead and J. Abernethy and F. Gratrix and James F. Wilson and T. Moen and T. Hervig and M. Richards and M. Stumpf and P. Underhill and P. Bradshaw and A. Shaha and Mark George Thomas and N. Bradman and D. Goldstein},
  journal={Current Biology},
The degree of population replacement in the British Isles associated with cultural changes has been extensively debated. Recent work has demonstrated that comparisons of genetic variation in the British Isles and on the European Continent can illuminate specific demographic processes in the history of the British Isles. For example, Wilson et al. used the similarity of Basque and Celtic Y chromosomes to argue for genetic continuity from the Upper Palaeolithic to the present in the paternal… Expand

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