Genetic admixture, relatedness, and structure patterns among Mexican populations revealed by the Y-chromosome.

@article{RangelVillalobos2008GeneticAR,
  title={Genetic admixture, relatedness, and structure patterns among Mexican populations revealed by the Y-chromosome.},
  author={H{\'e}ctor Rangel-Villalobos and Jos{\'e} Francisco Mu{\~n}{\'o}z-Valle and Antonio J Gonz{\'a}lez-Mart{\'i}n and A. Amias Gorostiza and Mar{\'i}a Teresa Maga{\~n}a and Luis Antonio P{\'a}ez-Riberos},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2008},
  volume={135 4},
  pages={448-61}
}
Y-linked markers are suitable loci to analyze genetic diversity of human populations, offering knowledge of medical, forensic, and anthropological interest. In a population sample of 206 Mestizo males from western Mexico, we analyzed two binary loci (M3 and YAP) and six Y-STRs, adding to the analysis data of Mexican Mestizos and Amerindians, and relevant worldwide populations. The paternal ancestry estimated in western Mexican-Mestizos was mainly European (60-64%), followed by Amerindian (25-21… CONTINUE READING

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