Challenging views on the peopling history of East Asia: the story according to HLA markers.
- Environmental ScienceAmerican journal of physical anthropology
A new overlapping model where northward and southward opposite migrations occurring at different periods overlapped is suggested, as genetic contribution of ancient human migrations through a northern route has probably been quite substantial.
Population genomics of East Asian ethnic groups
The recent studies in terms of ancestral origin, population relationship, genetic differentiation, and admixture of major East- Asian groups, such as the Chinese, Korean, and Japanese populations are reviewed.
A Genetic Focus on the Peopling History of East Asia: Critical Views
This paper reviews the current genetic evidence related to the peopling history of East Asia with a critical view on some interpretations and hopes to provide a useful reference for further interdisciplinary studies on the authors' past.
Insight into the Peopling of Mainland Southeast Asia from Thai Population Genetic Structure
- BiologyPloS one
Among the most highly differentiated markers which distinguish the Thai subpopulations, several map to regions known to affect phenotypic traits such as skin pigmentation and susceptibility to common diseases.
Origin of ethnic groups, linguistic families, and civilizations in China viewed from the Y chromosome
- SociologyMolecular Genetics and Genomics
Geneticists confirm the recent African origin of modern East Asians, and observe the process of shaping the genetic structure of East Asians may help in understanding the global natural history of modern humans.
The Hmong Diaspora: preserved South-East Asian genetic ancestry in French Guianese Asians.
- BiologyComptes rendus biologies
Deep History of East Asian Populations Revealed Through Genetic Analysis of the Ainu
It is found that the Ainu represent a deep branch of East Asian diversity more basal than all present-day East Asian farmers, and has a closer genetic relationship with northeast Siberians than with central Siberians, suggesting ancient connections among populations around the Sea of Okhotsk.
Ancestry of the Iban Is Predominantly Southeast Asian: Genetic Evidence from Autosomal, Mitochondrial, and Y Chromosomes
- BiologyPloS one
It is concluded that migrations from Southeast Asia made a large contribution to Iban ancestry, although evidence of potential gene flow from Taiwan is also seen in uniparentally inherited marker data.
Maternal genetic history of southern East Asians over the past 12,000 years.
- BiologyJournal of genetics and genomics = Yi chuan xue bao
Exploring models of human migration to the Japanese archipelago using genome-wide genetic data
Recent genome sequencing efforts of present-day and ancient people in Asia, mostly focusing on East Asia, are summarized and the possible migration routes and admixture patterns of Japanese ancestors are discussed.
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Paternal population history of East Asia: sources, patterns, and microevolutionary processes.
- Environmental ScienceAmerican journal of human genetics
The peopling of East Asia was more complex than earlier models had proposed-that is, a multilayered, multidirectional, and multidisciplinary framework is necessary.
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- BiologyProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
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The peopling of East Asia : putting together archaeology, linguistics and genetics
Introduction 1. Examining the Farming/Language Dispersal Hypothesis in the East Asian Context 2. From the Mountains to the Valleys: Understanding Ethnolinguistic Geography in Southeast Asia 3. The…
Y chromosome evidence of earliest modern human settlement in East Asia and multiple origins of Tibetan and Japanese populations
- BiologyBMC Biology
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The Genetic Structure and History of Africans and African Americans
A detailed genetic analysis of most major groups of African populations is provided, suggesting that Africans represent 14 ancestral populations that correlate with self-described ethnicity and shared cultural and/or linguistic properties.
A predominantly indigenous paternal heritage for the Austronesian-speaking peoples of insular Southeast Asia and Oceania.
- SociologyAmerican journal of human genetics
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- Environmental Science
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- BiologyEuropean Journal of Human Genetics
The spatial genetic structure and the boundary of north–south division of human populations using mtDNA data in 91 populations and Y-chromosome data in 143 populations highlights a distinct difference between spatial genetic structures of maternal and paternal lineages.