The Paternal Landscape along the Bight of Benin – Testing Regional Representativeness of West-African Population Samples Using Y-Chromosomal Markers

  title={The Paternal Landscape along the Bight of Benin – Testing Regional Representativeness of West-African Population Samples Using Y-Chromosomal Markers},
  author={Maarten H D Larmuseau and Andrea Vessi and Mark A. Jobling and Anneleen Van Geystelen and Giuseppina Primativo and Gianfranco Biondi and Cristina Mart{\'i}nez-Labarga and Claudio Ottoni and Ronny Decorte and Olga Rickards},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
Patterns of genetic variation in human populations across the African continent are still not well studied in comparison with Eurasia and America, despite the high genetic and cultural diversity among African populations. In population and forensic genetic studies a single sample is often used to represent a complete African region. In such a scenario, inappropriate sampling strategies and/or the use of local, isolated populations may bias interpretations and pose questions of… Expand
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