Characterizing the admixed African ancestry of African Americans

@inproceedings{Zakharia2009CharacterizingTA,
  title={Characterizing the admixed African ancestry of African Americans},
  author={Fouad Zakharia and Analabha Basu and Devin M Absher and Themistocles L. Assimes and Alan S. Go and Mark A. Hlatky and Carlos Iribarren and Joshua W. Knowles and Jun Z. Li and Balasubramanian Narasimhan and Stephen Sidney and Audrey Southwick and Richard M. Myers and Thomas Quertermous and Neil J. Risch and Hua Tang},
  booktitle={Genome Biology},
  year={2009}
}
Accurate, high-throughput genotyping allows the fine characterization of genetic ancestry. Here we applied recently developed statistical and computational techniques to the question of African ancestry in African Americans by using data on more than 450,000 single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) genotyped in 94 Africans of diverse geographic origins included in the HGDP, as well as 136 African Americans and 38 European Americans participating in the Atherosclerotic Disease Vascular Function… CONTINUE READING
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