Genetic analysis of early holocene skeletal remains from Alaska and its implications for the settlement of the Americas.

@article{Kemp2007GeneticAO,
  title={Genetic analysis of early holocene skeletal remains from Alaska and its implications for the settlement of the Americas.},
  author={Brian M. Kemp and Ripan Singh Malhi and John McDonough and Deborah A Bolnick and Jason A Eshleman and Olga Rickards and Cristina Mart{\'i}nez-Labarga and John R. Johnson and Joseph G. Lorenz and E. James Dixon and Terence E. Fifield and Tim H. E. Heaton and Rosita Worl and David Glenn Smith},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2007},
  volume={132 4},
  pages={
          605-21
        }
}
Mitochondrial and Y-chromosome DNA were analyzed from 10,300-year-old human remains excavated from On Your Knees Cave on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska (Site 49-PET-408). This individual's mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) represents the founder haplotype of an additional subhaplogroup of haplogroup D that was brought to the Americas, demonstrating that widely held assumptions about the genetic composition of the earliest Americans are incorrect. The amount of diversity that has accumulated in the… 

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