Mapping Human Genetic Diversity on the Japanese Archipelago

  title={Mapping Human Genetic Diversity on the Japanese Archipelago},
  author={Qi-Liang Ding and Chuan-Chao Wang and Sara E. Farina and Hui Li},
The Japanese people are one of the most important populations for studying the origin and diversification of East Asian populations. As an island population, the Japanese’s path of migration is a long-standing controversy. Archeological evidence suggests that there were at least two waves of migration to the Japanese archipelago in prehistory: the Paleolithic and Neolithic Jomonese as well as the Aeneolithic Yayoiese. However, the contributions of these Jomonese and Yayoiese to the contemporary… CONTINUE READING

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