Distinctive Paleo-Indian Migration Routes from Beringia Marked by Two Rare mtDNA Haplogroups

  title={Distinctive Paleo-Indian Migration Routes from Beringia Marked by Two Rare mtDNA Haplogroups},
  author={U. Perego and A. Achilli and Norman Angerhofer and M. Accetturo and M. Pala and A. Olivieri and B. Kashani and Kathleen H. Ritchie and R. Scozzari and Qingpeng Kong and Natalie M. Myres and A. Salas and O. Semino and H. Bandelt and S. Woodward and A. Torroni},
  journal={Current Biology},
  • U. Perego, A. Achilli, +13 authors A. Torroni
  • Published 2009
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current Biology
  • BACKGROUND It is widely accepted that the ancestors of Native Americans arrived in the New World via Beringia approximately 10 to 30 thousand years ago (kya. [...] Key Result Haplogroup D4h3 spread into the Americas along the Pacific coast, whereas X2a entered through the ice-free corridor between the Laurentide and Cordilleran ice sheets.Expand Abstract
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