A late Middle Pleistocene Denisovan mandible from the Tibetan Plateau

@article{Chen2019ALM,
  title={A late Middle Pleistocene Denisovan mandible from the Tibetan Plateau},
  author={F. Chen and F. Welker and C. Shen and S. Bailey and Inga Bergmann and S. Davis and Huan Xia and H. Wang and R. Fischer and S. E. Freidline and Tsai-Luen Yu and M. Skinner and S. Stelzer and G. Dong and Q. Fu and Guanghui Dong and J. Wang and D. Zhang and Jean-Jacques Hublin},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2019},
  volume={569},
  pages={409-412}
}
  • F. Chen, F. Welker, +16 authors Jean-Jacques Hublin
  • Published 2019
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Denisovans are members of a hominin group who are currently only known directly from fragmentary fossils, the genomes of which have been studied from a single site, Denisova Cave1–3 in Siberia. They are also known indirectly from their genetic legacy through gene flow into several low-altitude East Asian populations4,5 and high-altitude modern Tibetans6. The lack of morphologically informative Denisovan fossils hinders our ability to connect geographically and temporally dispersed fossil… CONTINUE READING
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