How strong was the bottleneck associated to the peopling of the Americas? New insights from multilocus sequence data

  title={How strong was the bottleneck associated to the peopling of the Americas? New insights from multilocus sequence data},
  author={N. Fagundes and A. Tagliani-Ribeiro and R. Rubicz and L. Tarskaia and M. Crawford and F. Salzano and S. Bonatto},
  journal={Genetics and Molecular Biology},
  pages={206 - 214}
Abstract In spite of many genetic studies that contributed for a deep knowledge about the peopling of the Americas, no consensus has emerged about important parameters such as the effective size of the Native Americans founder population. Previous estimates based on genomic datasets may have been biased by the use of admixed individuals from Latino populations, while other recent studies using samples from Native American individuals relied on approximated analytical approaches. In this study… Expand

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