Historical genetics: Spatiotemporal analysis of the formation of the Brazilian population

@article{CallegariJacques2003HistoricalGS,
  title={Historical genetics: Spatiotemporal analysis of the formation of the Brazilian population},
  author={Sidia Maria Callegari-Jacques and Dario Grattapaglia and Francisco Mauro Salzano and S P Salamoni and Shaiane Goulart Crossetti and M{\'a}rcio Elias Ferreira and Mara Helena Hutz},
  journal={American Journal of Human Biology},
  year={2003},
  volume={15}
}
A total of 1,037 individuals living in five different sociogeographic regions of Brazil were studied in relation to 12 short tandem repeat polymorphisms. The objective was to assess the degree of European, African, and Amerindian contributions to their gene pools. Although most of the genetic variability was found within regions, significant differences were also observed between regions. The estimated relative proportions of the above‐indicated continental contributions showed intermediate… 
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