Genomic structure in Europeans dating back at least 36,200 years

@article{SeguinOrlando2014GenomicSI,
  title={Genomic structure in Europeans dating back at least 36,200 years},
  author={Andaine Seguin-Orlando and T. Korneliussen and M. Sikora and Anna-Sapfo Malaspinas and A. Manica and I. Moltke and A. Albrechtsen and Amy Ko and A. Margaryan and V. Moiseyev and T. Goebel and Michael C. Westaway and D. Lambert and V. Khartanovich and J. Wall and P. Nigst and R. Foley and M. Lahr and Rasmus Nielsen and L. Orlando and E. Willerslev},
  journal={Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={346},
  pages={1113 - 1118}
}
  • Andaine Seguin-Orlando, T. Korneliussen, +18 authors E. Willerslev
  • Published 2014
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Science
  • The origin of contemporary Europeans remains contentious. We obtained a genome sequence from Kostenki 14 in European Russia dating from 38,700 to 36,200 years ago, one of the oldest fossils of anatomically modern humans from Europe. We find that Kostenki 14 shares a close ancestry with the 24,000-year-old Mal’ta boy from central Siberia, European Mesolithic hunter-gatherers, some contemporary western Siberians, and many Europeans, but not eastern Asians. Additionally, the Kostenki 14 genome… CONTINUE READING
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