Origins, admixture dynamics and homogenization of the African gene pool in the Americas.

@article{Gouveia2020OriginsAD,
  title={Origins, admixture dynamics and homogenization of the African gene pool in the Americas.},
  author={Mateus H Gouveia and V{\'i}ctor Borda and Thiago P. Leal and Rennan Garcias Moreira and Andrew W. Bergen and Fernanda S G Kehdy and Isabela Alvim and Marla Mendes de Aquino and Gilderlanio Santana de Ara{\'u}jo and Nathalia M. Ara{\'u}jo and Vinicius Furlan and Raquel Liboredo and Moara Machado and Wagner C. S. Magalh{\~a}es and Lucas A Michelin and Ma{\'i}ra R. Rodrigues and Fernanda Rodrigues-Soares and Hana{\'i}sa P. Sant Anna and Meddly L. Santolalla and Mar{\'i}lia O. Scliar and Giordano Bruno Soares-Souza and Roxana Zamudio and Camila Zolini and Maria C{\'a}tira Bortolini and Michael Dean and Robert H. Gilman and Heinner Guio and Jorge Rocha and Alexandre C. Pereira and Maur{\'i}cio Lima Barreto and Bernardo Lessa Horta and Maria Fernanda Lima-Costa and Sam M. Mbulaiteye and Stephen J. Chanock and Sarah A. Tishkoff and Meredith Yeager and Eduardo Tarazona-Santos},
  journal={Molecular biology and evolution},
  year={2020}
}
The Transatlantic Slave Trade transported more than 9 million Africans to the Americas between the early 16th and the mid-19th centuries. We performed a genome-wide analysis using 6,267 individuals from 25 populations to infer how different African groups contributed to North-, South-American and Caribbean populations, in the context of geographic and geopolitical factors, and compared genetic data with demographic history records of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. We observed that West-Central… Expand
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