Surnames, HLA genes and ancient migrations in the Po Valley (Italy).

@article{Guglielmino1998SurnamesHG,
  title={Surnames, HLA genes and ancient migrations in the Po Valley (Italy).},
  author={Carmela Rosalba Guglielmino and Annalisa De Silvestri and Annick Rossi and Valeria De Micheli},
  journal={Annals of human genetics},
  year={1998},
  volume={62 Pt 3},
  pages={261-9}
}
Population samples from Liguria, Piacenza and Pavia provinces, and North Lombardy are compared for surnames and HLA gene frequencies. The genetic structure inferred from the principal coordinate analysis of surname frequencies is different from that inferred from HLA gene frequencies. The latter may represent ancient migrations, since surnames are… CONTINUE READING