Reconstruction of human evolutionary tree using polymorphic autosomal microsatellites.

@article{Ayub2003ReconstructionOH,
  title={Reconstruction of human evolutionary tree using polymorphic autosomal microsatellites.},
  author={Qasim Ayub and Atika Mansoor and Muhammad Ismail and Shagufta Khaliq and Aisha Mohyuddin and Abdul Hameed and Kehkashan Mazhar and Sadia Rehman and Saima Siddiqi and Myrto G Papaioannou and Alberto Piazza and Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza and S. Qasim Mehdi},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2003},
  volume={122 3},
  pages={
          259-68
        }
}
Allelic frequencies of 182 tri- and tetra-autosomal microsatellites were used to examine phylogenetic relationships among 19 extant human populations. In particular, because the languages of the Basques and Hunza Burusho have been suggested to have an ancient relationship, this study sought to explore the genetic relationship between these two major language isolate populations and to compare them with other human populations. The work presented here shows that the microsatellite allelic… 

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