Admixture in Latin America: Geographic Structure, Phenotypic Diversity and Self-Perception of Ancestry Based on 7,342 Individuals

@article{RuizLinares2014AdmixtureIL,
  title={Admixture in Latin America: Geographic Structure, Phenotypic Diversity and Self-Perception of Ancestry Based on 7,342 Individuals},
  author={Andr{\'e}s Ruiz-Linares and Kaustubh Adhikari and V{\'i}ctor Acu{\~n}a-Alonzo and Mirsha Quinto-S{\'a}nchez and Claudia Jaramillo and William H. Arias and Macarena Fuentes and Mar{\'i}a Pizarro and Paola Everardo and Francisco de Avila and Jorge A G{\'o}mez-Vald{\'e}s and Paola Le{\'o}n-Mimila and T{\'a}bita Hunemeier and Virginia Ramallo and Caio Cesar Silva de Cerqueira and M W Burley and Esra Konca and Marcelo Zagonel de Oliveira and Maur{\'i}cio Roberto Veronez and Marta Rubio-Codina and Orazio Attanasio and Sahra Gibbon and Nicolas Ray and Carla Gallo and Giovanni Poletti and J Angel Ferrer Rosique and Lav{\'i}nia Schuler‐Faccini and Francisco Mauro Salzano and Maria C{\'a}tira Bortolini and Samuel Canizales-Quinteros and Francisco Rothhammer and Gabriel Bedoya and David J. Balding and Rolando Gonz{\'a}lez-Jos{\'e}},
  journal={PLoS Genetics},
  year={2014},
  volume={10}
}
The current genetic makeup of Latin America has been shaped by a history of extensive admixture between Africans, Europeans and Native Americans, a process taking place within the context of extensive geographic and social stratification. [...] Key Method We estimated individual ancestry proportions in a sample of 7,342 subjects ascertained in five countries (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, México and Perú).Expand
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