Eurasian and African mitochondrial DNA influences in the Saudi Arabian population


Genetic studies of the Arabian Peninsula are scarce even though the region was the center of ancient trade routes and empires and may have been the southern corridor for the earliest human migration from Africa to Asia. A total of 120 mtDNA Saudi Arab lineages were analyzed for HVSI/II sequences and for haplogroup confirmatory coding diagnostic positions. A… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-7-32


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