No Evidence from Genome-Wide Data of a Khazar Origin for the Ashkenazi Jews

  title={No Evidence from Genome-Wide Data of a Khazar Origin for the Ashkenazi Jews},
  author={Doron M Behar and Mait Metspalu and Yael Baran and Naama M. Kopelman and Bayazit Yunusbayev and Ariella L. Gladstein and Shay Tzur and Hovhannes Sahakyan and Ardeshir Bahmanimehr and Levon Yepiskoposyan and Kristiina Tambets and Elza K. Khusnutdinova and Alena Kushniarevich and Oleg P. Balanovsky and Elena Balanovsky and Lejla Kova{\vc}evi{\'c} and Damir Marjanovic and Evelin Mihailov and Anastasia Kouvatsi and Costas D. Triantaphyllidis and Roy J. King and Ornella Semino and Antonio Torroni and Michael F. Hammer and Ene Metspalu and Karl Skorecki and Saharon Rosset and Eran Halperin and Richard Villems and Noah A. Rosenberg},
  booktitle={Human biology},
Abstract The origin and history of the Ashkenazi Jewish population have long been of great interest, and advances in high-throughput genetic analysis have recently provided a new approach for investigating these topics. [] Key Method This data set contains genome-wide single-nucleotide polymorphisms in 1,774 samples from 106 Jewish and non-Jewish populations that span the possible regions of potential Ashkenazi ancestry: Europe, the Middle East, and the region historically associated with the Khazar…

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