Genetic Evidence for Complexity in Ethnic Differentiation and History in East Africa

  title={Genetic Evidence for Complexity in Ethnic Differentiation and History in East Africa},
  author={E. Poloni and Y. Naciri and R. Bucho and R{\'e}gine Niba and B. Kervaire and L. Excoffier and A. Langaney and A. Sanchez-Mazas},
  journal={Annals of Human Genetics},
  • E. Poloni, Y. Naciri, +5 authors A. Sanchez-Mazas
  • Published 2009
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annals of Human Genetics
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