Paternal and maternal lineages in the Balkans show a homogeneous landscape over linguistic barriers, except for the isolated Aromuns

@article{Bosch2006PaternalAM,
  title={Paternal and maternal lineages in the Balkans show a homogeneous landscape over linguistic barriers, except for the isolated Aromuns},
  author={Elena Bosch and Francesc Calafell and Anna Gonz{\'a}lez-Neira and Christine Flaiz and Eva Mateu and H G Scheil and Wolfgang Huckenbeck and Ljudmila Efremovska and Ilia Mikerezi and Nikolaos I. Xirotiris and Christopher Grasa and Horst Dieter Schmidt and David Comas},
  journal={Annals of Human Genetics},
  year={2006},
  volume={70}
}
The Balkan Peninsula is a complex cultural mosaic comprising populations speaking languages from several branches of the Indo-European family and Altaic, as well as culturally-defined minorities such as the Aromuns who speak a Romance language. [...] Key Method We have paid special attention to the Aromuns, and sought to test genetically various hypotheses on their origins. MtDNA and Y-chromosome haplogroup frequencies in the Balkans were found to be similar to those elsewhere in Europe. MtDNA sequences and Y…Expand
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