Genetic diversity and evidence for population admixture in Batak Negritos from Palawan.

  title={Genetic diversity and evidence for population admixture in Batak Negritos from Palawan.},
  author={Clarissa Scholes and K. Siddle and A. Ducourneau and Federica Crivellaro and M. J{\"a}rve and S. Rootsi and M. Bellatti and Kristina Tabbada and Maru Mormina and M. Reidla and R. Villems and T. Kivisild and M. Lahr and A. Migliano},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={146 1},
  • Clarissa Scholes, K. Siddle, +11 authors A. Migliano
  • Published 2011
  • Geography, Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • Anthropologists have long been fascinated by the isolated hunter-gatherer populations in Southeast Asia (SEA) collectively known as "Negritos." However, the origins and affinities of these groups remain unresolved. Negritos are characterized by their short stature, dark skin color, and wiry hair, and they inhabit the Philippines, Malay Peninsula, and the Andaman Islands. Among Philippine Negritos, the Batak are of particular interest in understanding population interactions in the region due to… CONTINUE READING
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