Dermatoglyphics of a high altitude Peruvian population and interpopulation comparisons.

@article{Baca2001DermatoglyphicsOA,
  title={Dermatoglyphics of a high altitude Peruvian population and interpopulation comparisons.},
  author={O R Baca and L Del Valle Mendoza and Nayana A Guerrero},
  journal={High altitude medicine & biology},
  year={2001},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={31-40}
}
Studies of genetic structures of Andean human populations have not been numerous, even though these studies could be used to answer questions concerning migration routes of the indigenous peoples who populated America. Such studies could provide basic genetic information and clarify uncertainties surrounding genetic relatedness of South American indigenous peoples. This present work describes, quantifies, and analyzes the digital and palmar dermatoglyphics of 120 people in the community of San… CONTINUE READING