Mitochondrial DNA analysis reveals diverse histories of tribal populations from India

@article{Cordaux2003MitochondrialDA,
  title={Mitochondrial DNA analysis reveals diverse histories of tribal populations from India},
  author={Richard Cordaux and N. Banerjee Saha and Gillian R. Bentley and Robert Aunger and S. M. Sirajuddin and M. Stoneking},
  journal={European Journal of Human Genetics},
  year={2003},
  volume={11},
  pages={253-264}
}
We analyzed 370 bp of the first hypervariable region of the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) control region in 752 individuals from 17 tribal and four nontribal groups from the Indian subcontinent, to address questions concerning the origins, genetic structure and relationships of these groups. Southern Indian tribes showed reduced diversity and large genetic… CONTINUE READING