The Austroasiatic Munda Population from India and Its Enigmatic Origin: A HLA Diversity Study

  title={The Austroasiatic Munda Population from India and Its Enigmatic Origin: A HLA Diversity Study},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Eugenia Riccio and Jos{\'e} Manuel Nunes and M Rahal and Barbara Kervaire and Jean Marie Tiercy and Alicia Sanchez‐Mazas},
  booktitle={Human biology},
Abstract The Austroasiatic linguistic family disputes its origin between two geographically distant regions of Asia, India, and Southeast Asia, respectively. As genetic studies based on classical and gender-specific genetic markers provided contradictory results to this debate thus far, we investigated the HLA diversity (HLA-A, -B, and -DRB1 loci) of an Austroasiatic Munda population from Northeast India and its relationships with other populations from India and Southeast Asia. Because… 
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