Afghanistan: conduits of human migrations identified using AmpFlSTR markers

@article{Luis2019AfghanistanCO,
  title={Afghanistan: conduits of human migrations identified using AmpFlSTR markers},
  author={Javier Rodr{\'i}guez Luis and Harlette Lacau and Karima Fadhlaoui-Zid and Miguel A. Alfonso-S{\'a}nchez and Ralph L Garcia-Bertrand and Rene J Herrera},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
  year={2019},
  pages={1-8}
}
This study describes autosomal STR profiles of the populations of South and North Afghanistan. A total of 188 unrelated individuals residing north (n = 42) and south (n = 146) of the Hindu Kush Range within the territory of Afghanistan were examined against the background of 54 geographically targeted reference populations from Eurasia and North East Africa. The main objective of this study was to investigate longitudinal gene flow across the Hindu Kush Range and Eurasia. Genetic… 
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