Ethiopia: between Sub‐Saharan Africa and Western Eurasia

  title={Ethiopia: between Sub‐Saharan Africa and Western Eurasia},
  author={Alan D Lovell and Claudia Moreau and Vania Yotova and F. X. Xiao and Stephane Bourgeois and Dominik Gehl and Jaume Bertranpetit and Erwin Schurr and Damian Labuda},
  journal={Annals of Human Genetics},
Ethiopia is central to population genetic studies investigating the out of Africa expansion of modern humans, as shown by Y chromosome and mtDNA studies. To address the level of genetic differentiation within Ethiopia, and its relationship to Sub‐Saharan Africa and Eurasia, we studied an 8kb segment of the X‐chromosome from 72 chromosomes from the Amhara, Oromo and Ethiopian Jews, and compared these results with 804 chromosomes from Middle Eastern, African, Asian and European populations, and… 

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