Parallel evolution of genes and languages in the Caucasus region.

@article{Balanovsky2011ParallelEO,
  title={Parallel evolution of genes and languages in the Caucasus region.},
  author={O Balanovsky and Khadizhat Dibirova and Anna V. Dybo and Oleg Mudrak and Svetlana Frolova and Elvira Pocheshkhova and Marc Haber and Daniel Platt and Theodore Schurr and W. P. van den Haak and Marina Kuznetsova and Magomed Radzhabov and O. A. Balaganskaya and Alexey Romanov and Tatiana Zakharova and David F. Soria Hernanz and Pierre A. Zalloua and Sergey Koshel and Merritt Ruhlen and Colin Renfrew and Randall S. Wells and Chris Tyler-Smith and Elena V Balanovska},
  journal={Molecular biology and evolution},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={2905-20}
}
We analyzed 40 single nucleotide polymorphism and 19 short tandem repeat Y-chromosomal markers in a large sample of 1,525 indigenous individuals from 14 populations in the Caucasus and 254 additional individuals representing potential source populations. We also employed a lexicostatistical approach to reconstruct the history of the languages of the North Caucasian family spoken by the Caucasus populations. We found a different major haplogroup to be prevalent in each of four sets of… CONTINUE READING
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