Inferring genome-wide patterns of admixture in Qataris using fifty-five ancestral populations

@inproceedings{Omberg2011InferringGP,
  title={Inferring genome-wide patterns of admixture in Qataris using fifty-five ancestral populations},
  author={Larsson Omberg and Jacqueline Salit and Neil R. Hackett and Jennifer Fuller and Rebecca Matthew and Lotfi Chouchane and Juan L Rodriguez-Flores and Carlos Daniel Bustamante and Ronald G. Crystal and Jason G. Mezey},
  booktitle={BMC Genetics},
  year={2011}
}
Populations of the Arabian Peninsula have a complex genetic structure that reflects waves of migrations including the earliest human migrations from Africa and eastern Asia, migrations along ancient civilization trading routes and colonization history of recent centuries. Here, we present a study of genome-wide admixture in this region, using 156 genotyped individuals from Qatar, a country located at the crossroads of these migration patterns. Since haplotypes of these individuals could have… CONTINUE READING
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