Genetic distances between Chinese populations calculated on gene frequencies of 38 loci

@article{Du2008GeneticDB,
  title={Genetic distances between Chinese populations calculated on gene frequencies of 38 loci},
  author={Ruofu Du and Chun-jie Xiao and Luca L. Cavalli-Sforza},
  journal={Science in China Series C: Life Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={40},
  pages={613-621}
}
Genetic distances were calculated for Han subpopulations in different provinces, cities and autonomous regions and ethnic minorities in China by using gene frequency data of 38 loci, and genetic trees were constructed. The results showed that, among both Han and ethnic minorities, there were two types, i.e. southern and northern Mongoloids, with Yangtze River as boundary. Therefore, both African origin theory and local origin theory about the modem marl should answer the question: when did… 

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