Derived immune and ancestral pigmentation alleles in a 7,000-year-old Mesolithic European

@article{Olalde2014DerivedIA,
  title={Derived immune and ancestral pigmentation alleles in a 7,000-year-old Mesolithic European},
  author={I{\~n}igo Olalde and Morten E. Allentoft and Federico S{\'a}nchez-Quinto and Gabriel Santpere and Charleston W. K. Chiang and Michael Degiorgio and Javier Prado-Martinez and Juan Antonio Rodriguez and Simon Rasmussen and Javier Quilez and Oscar Ram{\'i}rez and Urko M Marigorta and Marcos Fern{\'a}ndez-Callejo and Mar{\'i}a E. Prada and Julio Manuel Vidal Encinas and Rasmus Nielsen and Mihai G. Netea and John Novembre and Richard A. Sturm and Pardis C Sabeti and Tom{\`a}s Marqu{\`e}s-Bonet and Arcadi Navarro and Eske Willerslev and Carles Lalueza-Fox},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2014},
  volume={507},
  pages={225-228}
}
Ancient genomic sequences have started to reveal the origin and the demographic impact of farmers from the Neolithic period spreading into Europe. The adoption of farming, stock breeding and sedentary societies during the Neolithic may have resulted in adaptive changes in genes associated with immunity and diet. However, the limited data available from earlier hunter-gatherers preclude an understanding of the selective processes associated with this crucial transition to agriculture in recent… 
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