Distribution of the male lineages of Genghis Khan’s descendants in northern Eurasian populations

  title={Distribution of the male lineages of Genghis Khan’s descendants in northern Eurasian populations},
  author={Miroslava Derenko and Boris A. Malyarchuk and Marcin Woźniak and Galina Denisova and Irina Dambueva and Ch. M. Dorzhu and Tomasz Grzybowski and Ilia A. Zakharov},
  journal={Russian Journal of Genetics},
Data on the variation of 12 microsatellite loci of Y-chromosome haplogroup C3 were used to screen lineages included in the cluster of Genghis Khan’s descendants in 18 northern Eurasian populations (Altaian Kazakhs, Altaians-Kizhi, Teleuts, Khakassians, Shorians, Tyvans, Todjins, Tofalars, Sojots, Buryats, Khamnigans, Evenks, Mongols, Kalmyks, Tajiks, Kurds, Persians, and Russians; the total sample size was 1437 people). The highest frequency of haplotypes from the cluster of the Genghis Khan’s… 

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