DNA analysis of an early modern human from Tianyuan Cave, China

@article{Fu2013DNAAO,
  title={DNA analysis of an early modern human from Tianyuan Cave, China},
  author={Qiaomei Fu and Matthias Meyer and Xing Gao and Udo Stenzel and Hern{\'a}n A. Burbano and Janet Kelso and Svante P{\"a}{\"a}bo},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={110},
  pages={2223 - 2227}
}
Hominins with morphology similar to present-day humans appear in the fossil record across Eurasia between 40,000 and 50,000 y ago. The genetic relationships between these early modern humans and present-day human populations have not been established. We have extracted DNA from a 40,000-y-old anatomically modern human from Tianyuan Cave outside Beijing, China. Using a highly scalable hybridization enrichment strategy, we determined the DNA sequences of the mitochondrial genome, the entire… 
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