Inferring Continental Ancestry of Argentineans from Autosomal, Y‐Chromosomal and Mitochondrial DNA

@article{Corach2010InferringCA,
  title={Inferring Continental Ancestry of Argentineans from Autosomal, Y‐Chromosomal and Mitochondrial DNA},
  author={Daniel Corach and Oscar Lao and Cecilia Bobillo and Kristiaan J. van der Gaag and Sofia B Zuniga and Mark Vermeulen and Kate van Duijn and Miriam A. Goedbloed and Peter Vallone and Walther Parson and Peter de Knijff and Manfred Kayser},
  journal={Annals of Human Genetics},
  year={2010},
  volume={74}
}
We investigated the bio‐geographic ancestry of Argentineans, and quantified their genetic admixture, analyzing 246 unrelated male individuals from eight provinces of three Argentinean regions using ancestry‐sensitive DNA markers (ASDM) from autosomal, Y and mitochondrial chromosomes. Our results demonstrate that European, Native American and African ancestry components were detectable in the contemporary Argentineans, the amounts depending on the genetic system applied, exhibiting large inter… 
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