Reconstructing the genetic history of Italians: new insights from a male (Y-chromosome) perspective

@article{Grugni2018ReconstructingTG,
  title={Reconstructing the genetic history of Italians: new insights from a male (Y-chromosome) perspective},
  author={Viola Grugni and Alessandro Raveane and Francesca Mattioli and Vincenza Battaglia and Cinzia Felicita Sala and Daniela Toniolo and Luca Ferretti and Rita Gardella and Alessandro Achilli and Anna Olivieri and Antonio Torroni and Giuseppe Passarino and Ornella Semino},
  journal={Annals of Human Biology},
  year={2018},
  volume={45},
  pages={44 - 56}
}
Abstract Background: Due to its central and strategic position in Europe and in the Mediterranean Basin, the Italian Peninsula played a pivotal role in the first peopling of the European continent and has been a crossroad of peoples and cultures since then. Aim: This study aims to gain more information on the genetic structure of modern Italian populations and to shed light on the migration/expansion events that led to their formation. Subjects and methods: High resolution Y-chromosome… 

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