Reduced genetic structure of the Iberian peninsula revealed by Y-chromosome analysis: implications for population demography

@article{Flores2004ReducedGS,
  title={Reduced genetic structure of the Iberian peninsula revealed by Y-chromosome analysis: implications for population demography},
  author={Carlos Flores and Nicole Maca-Meyer and Ana Mar{\'i}a Gonz{\'a}lez and Peter J. Oefner and Peidong Shen and Jos{\'e} A. P{\'e}rez and Antonio Garcias Rojas and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Larruga and Peter A. Underhill},
  journal={European Journal of Human Genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={12},
  pages={855-863}
}
Europe has been influenced by both intra- and intercontinental migrations. Since the Iberian peninsula was a refuge during the Last Glacial Maximum, demographic factors associated with contraction, isolation, subsequent expansion and gene flow episodes have contributed complexity to its population history. In this work, we analysed 26 Y-chromosome biallelic markers in 568 chromosomes from 11 different Iberian population groups and compared them to published data on the Basques and Catalans to… 

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