Inferring paternal history of rural African-derived Brazilian populations from Y chromosomes.

@article{Kimura2017InferringPH,
  title={Inferring paternal history of rural African-derived Brazilian populations from Y chromosomes.},
  author={Lilian Kimura and Kelly Nunes and L{\'u}cia In{\^e}s Macedo-Souza and J C Rocha and Diogo Meyer and Regina C{\'e}lia Mingroni-Netto},
  journal={American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council},
  year={2017},
  volume={29 2}
}
OBJECTIVES Quilombo remnants are relics of communities founded by runaway or abandoned African slaves, but often with subsequent extensive and complex admixture patterns with European and Native Americans. We combine a genetic study of Y-chromosome markers with anthropological surveys in order to obtain a portrait of quilombo structure and history in the region that has the largest number of quilombo remnants in the state of São Paulo. METHODS Samples from 289 individuals from quilombo… CONTINUE READING

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