Genetic Structure of Human Populations

@article{Rosenberg2002GeneticSO,
  title={Genetic Structure of Human Populations},
  author={N. Rosenberg and J. Pritchard and J. L. Weber and H. Cann and K. Kidd and L. Zhivotovsky and M. Feldman},
  journal={Science},
  year={2002},
  volume={298},
  pages={2381 - 2385}
}
  • N. Rosenberg, J. Pritchard, +4 authors M. Feldman
  • Published 2002
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Science
  • We studied human population structure using genotypes at 377 autosomal microsatellite loci in 1056 individuals from 52 populations. Within-population differences among individuals account for 93 to 95% of genetic variation; differences among major groups constitute only 3 to 5%. Nevertheless, without using prior information about the origins of individuals, we identified six main genetic clusters, five of which correspond to major geographic regions, and subclusters that often correspond to… CONTINUE READING

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