Shared language, diverging genetic histories: high-resolution analysis of Y-chromosome variability in Calabrian and Sicilian Arbereshe

@article{Sarno2016SharedLD,
  title={Shared language, diverging genetic histories: high-resolution analysis of Y-chromosome variability in Calabrian and Sicilian Arbereshe},
  author={S. Sarno and S. Tofanelli and Sara De Fanti and Andrea Quagliariello and E. Bortolini and G. Ferri and P. Anagnostou and F. Brisighelli and C. Capelli and G. Tagarelli and L. Sineo and D. Luiselli and A. Boattini and D. Pettener},
  journal={European Journal of Human Genetics},
  year={2016},
  volume={24},
  pages={600 - 606}
}
The relationship between genetic and linguistic diversification in human populations has been often explored to interpret some specific issues in human history. The Albanian-speaking minorities of Sicily and Southern Italy (Arbereshe) constitute an important portion of the ethnolinguistic variability of Italy. Their linguistic isolation from neighboring Italian populations and their documented migration history, make such minorities particularly effective for investigating the interplay between… Expand
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