Molecular genealogy of Tusi Lu’s family reveals their paternal relationship with Jochi, Genghis Khan’s eldest son

  title={Molecular genealogy of Tusi Lu’s family reveals their paternal relationship with Jochi, Genghis Khan’s eldest son},
  author={Shao-qing Wen and Hong-Bing Yao and Pan-xin Du and Lan‐Hai Wei and Xinzhu Tong and Lingxiang Wang and Chuan-Chao Wang and Boyan Zhou and Mei-sen Shi and Maxat K. Zhabagin and Jiucun Wang and Dan Xu and Li Jin and Hui Li},
  journal={Journal of Human Genetics},
Genghis Khan’s lineage has attracted both academic and general interest because of its mystery and large influence. However, the truth behind the mystery is complicated and continues to confound the scientific study. In this study, we surveyed the molecular genealogy of Northwestern China’s Lu clan who claim to be the descendants of the sixth son of Genghis Khan, Toghan. We also investigated living members of the Huo and Tuo clans, who, according to oral tradition, were close male relatives of… 
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