Ancient DNA indicates human population shifts and admixture in northern and southern China

  title={Ancient DNA indicates human population shifts and admixture in northern and southern China},
  author={Melinda A. Yang and Xue-chun Fan and Bo Sun and Chung-Yu Chen and Jianfeng Lang and Ying-Chin Ko and Cheng-hwa Tsang and Hunglin Chiu and Tianyi Wang and Qingchuan Bao and Xiaohong Wu and Mateja Hajdinjak and Albert Min-Shan Ko and Manyu Ding and Peng Cao and Ruowei Yang and Feng Liu and Birgit Nickel and Qingyan Dai and Xiaotian Feng and Lizhao Zhang and Chengkai Sun and Chao Ning and Wen Zeng and Yongsheng Zhao and Ming-Li Zhang and Xing Gao and Yinqiu Cui and David Reich and Mark Stoneking and Qiaomei Fu},
  pages={282 - 288}
A genetic history of China The history of human movements into and within China has been difficult to determine solely from archaeological investigations or genetic studies of contemporary peoples. Yang et al. sequenced DNA from 26 individuals from 9500 to 300 years ago from locations within China. Analyses of these individuals, along with previously sequenced ancient individuals and present-day genomes representing global populations, show a split between ancient humans in northern and… 

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