Early Eurasian migration traces in the Tarim Basin revealed by mtDNA polymorphisms.

@article{Cui2010EarlyEM,
  title={Early Eurasian migration traces in the Tarim Basin revealed by mtDNA polymorphisms.},
  author={Yinqiu Cui and Chunxiang Li and Shizhu Gao and Chengzhi Xie and Hui Zhou},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2010},
  volume={142 4},
  pages={558-64}
}
The mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) polymorphisms of 58 samples from the Daheyan village located in the central Taklamakan Desert of the Tarim Basin were determined in this study. Among the 58 samples, 29 haplotypes belonging to 18 different haplogroups were analyzed. Almost all the mtDNAs belong to a subset of either the defined Western or Eastern Eurasian pool. Extensive Eastern Eurasian lineages exist in the Daheyan population in which Northern-prevalent haplogroups present higher frequencies. In… CONTINUE READING