Balinese Y-Chromosome Perspective on the Peopling of Indonesia: Genetic Contributions from Pre-Neolithic Hunter-Gatherers, Austronesian Farmers, and Indian Traders

  title={Balinese Y-Chromosome Perspective on the Peopling of Indonesia: Genetic Contributions from Pre-Neolithic Hunter-Gatherers, Austronesian Farmers, and Indian Traders},
  author={Tatiana Karafet and J. Stephen Lansing and Alan J. Redd and Joseph Watkins and Sang Putu Kaler Surata and Wayan Alit Arthawiguna and Laura Mayer and Michael J. Bamshad and Lynn B. Jorde and Mike F. Hammer},
  journal={Human Biology},
  pages={114 - 93}
The island of Bali lies near the center of the southern chain of islands in the Indonesian archipelago, which served as a stepping-stone for early migrations of hunter-gatherers to Melanesia and Australia and for more recent migrations of Austronesian farmers from mainland Southeast Asia to the Pacific. [] Key Method Seventy-one Y-chromosome binary polymorphisms (single nucleotide polymorphisms, SNPs) and 10 Y-chromosome-linked short tandem repeats (STRs) were genotyped on a sample of 1,989 Y chromosomes…

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