Alu insertion polymorphisms and an assessment of the genetic contribution of Central Asia to Anatolia with respect to the Balkans.

@article{Berkman2008AluIP,
  title={Alu insertion polymorphisms and an assessment of the genetic contribution of Central Asia to Anatolia with respect to the Balkans.},
  author={Ceren Caner Berkman and Havva Dinç and Ceran Sekeryapan and Inci Togan},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2008},
  volume={136 1},
  pages={11-8}
}
In the evolutionary history of modern humans, Anatolia acted as a bridge between the Caucasus, the Near East, and Europe. Because of its geographical location, Anatolia was subject to migrations from multiple different regions throughout time. The last, well-known migration was the movement of Turkic speaking, nomadic groups from Central Asia. They invaded Anatolia and then the language of the region was gradually replaced by the Turkic language. In the present study, insertion frequencies of… CONTINUE READING
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