Distribution of the four founding lineage haplotypes in Native Americans suggests a single wave of migration for the New World.

@article{Merriwether1995DistributionOT,
  title={Distribution of the four founding lineage haplotypes in Native Americans suggests a single wave of migration for the New World.},
  author={David Andrew Merriwether and Francisco Rothhammer and Robert E. Ferrell},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={1995},
  volume={98 4},
  pages={411-30}
}
The distribution of the four founding lineage haplogroups in Native Americans from North, Central, and South America shows a north to south increase in the frequency of lineage B and a North to South decrease in the frequency of lineage A. All four founding lineage haplogroups were detected in North, Central, and South America, and in Greenberg et al.'s ([1986] Curr. Anthropol. 27:477-497) three major linguistic groups (Amerind, NaDene, and Eskaleut), with all four haplogroups often found… CONTINUE READING
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