Markers that discriminate between European and African ancestry show limited variation within Africa

  title={Markers that discriminate between European and African ancestry show limited variation within Africa},
  author={Heather E. Collins-Schramm and Rick A. Kittles and Darwin J. Operario and James L. Weber and Lindsey A. Criswell and Richard S. Cooper and Michael F. Seldin},
  journal={Human Genetics},
Abstract. Markers informative for ancestry are necessary for admixture mapping and improving case-control association analyses. In particular, African Americans are an admixed population for which genetic studies require accurately evaluating admixture. This will require markers that can be used in African Americans to determine if a given genomic region is of European or African ancestry. This report shows that, despite studies indicating high intra-African sequence variation, markers with… 

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