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Genetic Characteristics Of An Ancient Nomadic Group In Northern China

@article{Wang2012GeneticCO,
  title={Genetic Characteristics Of An Ancient Nomadic Group In Northern China},
  author={Haijing Wang and Lu Chen and Binwen Ge and Ye Zhang and Hong Zhu and Hui Zhou},
  journal={Human Biology},
  year={2012},
  volume={84},
  pages={3}
}
Nomadic populations have played a significant role in the history of not only China but also in many nations worldwide. Because they had no written language, an important aspect in the study of these people is the discovery of their tombs. It has been generally accepted that Xiongnu was the first empire created by nomadic tribe in the 3rd century B.C. However, little population genetic information is available concerning the Donghu, another flourishing nomadic tribe at the same period because… 

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