The Human Genetic History of South Asia

@article{Majumder2010TheHG,
  title={The Human Genetic History of South Asia},
  author={Partha P. Majumder},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={20},
  pages={R184-R187}
}
  • P. Majumder
  • Published 23 February 2010
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current Biology
South Asia--comprising India, Pakistan, countries in the sub-Himalayan region and Myanmar--was one of the first geographical regions to have been peopled by modern humans. This region has served as a major route of dispersal to other geographical regions, including southeast Asia. The Indian society comprises tribal, ranked caste, and other populations that are largely endogamous. As a result of evolutionary antiquity and endogamy, populations of India show high genetic differentiation and… Expand
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