Modern Siberian dog ancestry was shaped by several thousand years of Eurasian-wide trade and human dispersal

  title={Modern Siberian dog ancestry was shaped by several thousand years of Eurasian-wide trade and human dispersal},
  author={Tatiana R. Feuerborn and Alberto Carmagnini and Robert J. Losey and Tatiana Nomokonova and Arthur Askeyev and Igor V. Askeyev and Oleg V. Askeyev and Ekaterina E. Antipina and Martin Appelt and Olga P. Bachura and Fiona Beglane and Daniel G. Bradley and Kevin G. Daly and Shyam Gopalakrishnan and K. Murphy Gregersen and Chunxue Guo and Andrei V. Gusev and Carleton Jones and Pavel A Kosintsev and Yaroslav V. Kuzmin and Valeria Mattiangeli and Angela R. Perri and Andrei V. Plekhanov and Jazm{\'i}n Ramos-Madrigal and Anne Lisbeth Schmidt and Dilyara Shaymuratova and Oliver Smith and Lilia Yavorskaya and Guojie Zhang and Eske Willerslev and Morten Meldgaard and M. Thomas P. Gilbert and Greger Larson and Love Dal{\'e}n and Anders Johannes Hansen and Mikkel‐Holger S. Sinding and Laurent Alain François Frantz},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
Significance The Siberian Arctic has witnessed numerous societal changes since the first known appearance of dogs in the region ∼10,000 years ago. These changes include the introduction of ironworking ∼2,000 years ago and the emergence of reindeer pastoralism ∼800 years ago. The analysis of 49 ancient dog genomes reveals that the ancestry of Arctic Siberia dogs shifted over the last 2,000 years due to an influx of dogs from the Eurasian Steppe and Europe. Combined with genomic data from humans… 
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