Genomic analysis of Andamanese provides insights into ancient human migration into Asia and adaptation

  title={Genomic analysis of Andamanese provides insights into ancient human migration into Asia and adaptation},
  author={M. Mondal and F. Casals and T. Xu and Giovanni M Dall'Olio and M. Pybus and M. Netea and D. Comas and H. Laayouni and Q. Li and P. Majumder and J. Bertranpetit},
  journal={Nature Genetics},
  • M. Mondal, F. Casals, +8 authors J. Bertranpetit
  • Published 2016
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature Genetics
  • To shed light on the peopling of South Asia and the origins of the morphological adaptations found there, we analyzed whole-genome sequences from 10 Andamanese individuals and compared them with sequences for 60 individuals from mainland Indian populations with different ethnic histories and with publicly available data from other populations. We show that all Asian and Pacific populations share a single origin and expansion out of Africa, contradicting an earlier proposal of two independent… CONTINUE READING
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