Genetic evidence suggests a sense of family, parity and conquest in the Xiongnu Iron Age nomads of Mongolia

@article{Keyser2020GeneticES,
  title={Genetic evidence suggests a sense of family, parity and conquest in the Xiongnu Iron Age nomads of Mongolia},
  author={Christine Keyser and V. Zv{\'e}nigorosky and A. Gonz{\'a}lez and J. Fausser and F. Jagorel and P. G{\'e}rard and Turbat Tsagaan and Sylvie Duchesne and E. Crub{\'e}zy and B. Ludes},
  journal={Human Genetics},
  year={2020},
  pages={1 - 11}
}
  • Christine Keyser, V. Zvénigorosky, +7 authors B. Ludes
  • Published 2020
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Human Genetics
  • In an effort to characterize the people who composed the groups known as the Xiongnu, nuclear and whole mitochondrial DNA data were generated from the skeletal remains of 52 individuals excavated from the Tamir Ulaan Khoshuu (TUK) cemetery in Central Mongolia. This burial site, attributed to the Xiongnu period, was used from the first century BC to the first century AD. Kinship analyses were conducted using autosomal and Y-chromosomal DNA markers along with complete sequences of the… CONTINUE READING

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