Antiquity and diversity of aboriginal Australian Y-chromosomes.

  title={Antiquity and diversity of aboriginal Australian Y-chromosomes.},
  author={Nano Nagle and K. Ballantyne and M. van Oven and C. Tyler-Smith and Y. Xue and D. Taylor and Stephen A Wilcox and Leah Wilcox and Rust Turkalov and R. V. van Oorschot and P. McAllister and L. Williams and M. Kayser and R. Mitchell},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={159 3},
  • Nano Nagle, K. Ballantyne, +11 authors R. Mitchell
  • Published 2016
  • Geography, Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • OBJECTIVE Understanding the origins of Aboriginal Australians is crucial in reconstructing the evolution and spread of Homo sapiens as evidence suggests they represent the descendants of the earliest group to leave Africa. This study analyzed a large sample of Y-chromosomes to answer questions relating to the migration routes of their ancestors, the age of Y-haplogroups, date of colonization, as well as the extent of male-specific variation. METHODS Knowledge of Y-chromosome variation among… CONTINUE READING
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