Diverse genetic origin of Indian Muslims: evidence from autosomal STR loci

@article{Eaaswarkhanth2009DiverseGO,
  title={Diverse genetic origin of Indian Muslims: evidence from autosomal STR loci},
  author={Muthukrishnan Eaaswarkhanth and Bhawna Dubey and Poorlin Ramakodi Meganathan and Zeinab Ravesh and Faizan Ahmed Khan and Lalji Singh and Kumarasamy Thangaraj and Ikramul Haque},
  journal={Journal of Human Genetics},
  year={2009},
  volume={54},
  pages={340-348}
}
The origin and relationships of Indian Muslims is still dubious and are not yet genetically well studied. [...] Key Method An array of 13 autosomal STR markers that are common in the worldwide data sets was used to explore the genetic diversity of Indian Muslims. The austere endogamy being practiced for several generations was confirmed by the genetic demarcation of each of the six Indian Muslim communities in the phylogenetic assessments for the markers examined.Expand

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