Reconstruction of patrilineages and matrilineages of Samaritans and other Israeli populations from Y‐Chromosome and mitochondrial DNA sequence Variation

@article{Shen2004ReconstructionOP,
  title={Reconstruction of patrilineages and matrilineages of Samaritans and other Israeli populations from Y‐Chromosome and mitochondrial DNA sequence Variation},
  author={Peidong Shen and Tal Lavi and Toomas Kivisild and Vivian Xian-Wei Chou and Deniz Sengun and Dov Gefel and I Shpirer and Eilon Woolf and Jossi Hillel and Marcus W. Feldman and Peter J. Oefner},
  journal={Human Mutation},
  year={2004},
  volume={24}
}
The Samaritan community, which numbered more than a million in late Roman times and only 146 in 1917, numbers today about 640 people representing four large families. [] Key Method Comparative sequence analysis was carried out on 12 Samaritan Y-chromosome, and mtDNA samples from nine male and seven female Samaritans separated by at least two generations.
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