Substantial native American female contribution to the population of Tacuarembó, Uruguay, reveals past episodes of sex‐biased gene flow

@article{Bonilla2004SubstantialNA,
  title={Substantial native American female contribution to the population of Tacuaremb{\'o}, Uruguay, reveals past episodes of sex‐biased gene flow},
  author={C. Bonilla and B. Bertoni and S. Gonz{\'a}lez and H. Cardoso and N. Brum-Zorrilla and M. Sans},
  journal={American Journal of Human Biology},
  year={2004},
  volume={16}
}
  • C. Bonilla, B. Bertoni, +3 authors M. Sans
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine, Geography
  • American Journal of Human Biology
  • For many years it has been assumed that the population of Uruguay is almost exclusively European‐derived and that the biological contribution of the native population as well as of individuals of African descent is negligible. Several recent studies based on a variety of genetic markers, mostly morphological and serological markers, have produced quite a different picture of the constitution of the Uruguayan population. The Native American contribution varies from 1–20%, while the African… CONTINUE READING

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