Reconstructing Native American Population History

  title={Reconstructing Native American Population History},
  author={David Reich and Nick J. Patterson and Desmond D. Campbell and Arti Tandon and St{\'e}phane Mazi{\`e}res and Nicolas Ray and Mar{\'i}a Victoria Parra and Winston Rojas and Constanza Duque and Natalia Mesa and Luis F. Garc{\'i}a and Omar Triana and Silvia Blair and Amanda E. Maestre and Juan C Dib and Claudio Marcelo Bravi and Graciela Bailliet and Daniel Corach and T{\'a}bita H{\"u}nemeier and Maria C{\'a}tira Bortolini and Francisco Mauro Salzano and Maria Luiza Petzl-Erler and V{\'i}ctor Acu{\~n}a-Alonzo and Carlos Alberto Aguilar-Salinas and Samuel Canizales-Quinteros and Teresa Tusi{\'e}-Luna and Laura Riba and Maricela Rodr{\'i}guez-Cruz and Mardia Guadalupe L{\'o}pez-Alarc{\'o}n and Ram{\'o}n Mauricio Coral-V{\'a}zquez and T Canto-Cetina and Irma Silva-Zolezzi and Juan Carlos Fern{\'a}ndez-L{\'o}pez and Alejandra V. Contreras and Gerardo Jim{\'e}nez-S{\'a}nchez and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} G{\'o}mez-V{\'a}zquez and Julio A Molina and {\'A}ngel Carracedo and Antonio Salas and Carla Gallo and Giovanni Poletti and David B. Witonsky and Gorka Alkorta-Aranburu and Rem I. Sukernik and L. P. Osipova and Sardana A. Fedorova and Ren{\'e} V{\'a}squez and Mercedes Villena and Claudia Moreau and Ramiro Barrantes and David L. Pauls and Laurent Excoffier and Gabriel Bedoya and Francisco Rothhammer and Jean Michel Dugoujon and Georges Larrouy and William Klitz and Damian Labuda and Judith R. Kidd and Kenneth K. Kidd and Anna Maria Di Rienzo and Nelson B. Freimer and Alkes L. Price and Andr{\'e}s Ruiz-Linares},
  pages={370 - 374}
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