The genetic structure of the Slovak population revealed by Y-chromosome polymorphisms

  title={The genetic structure of the Slovak population revealed by Y-chromosome polymorphisms},
  author={Eva Petrej{\vc}{\'i}kov{\'a} and Miroslav Sot{\'a}k and Jarmila Bernasovsk{\'a} and Ivan Bernasovsk{\'y} and Adriana Sovi{\vc}ov{\'a} and Alexandra B{\^o}{\vz}ikov{\'a} and Iveta Boroňov{\'a} and Dana Gabrikov{\'a} and Petra Sv{\'i}ckov{\'a} and Soňa Ma{\vc}ekov{\'a} and Val{\'e}ria Cverhov{\'a}},
  journal={Anthropological Science},
Abstract Historic and linguistic records indicate that Slovaks belong to the Slavic population. Weperformed a population genetic study on 250 unrelated Slovak males, who were typed for 12 Y-shorttandem repeats (STRs) (DYS391, DYS389I, DYS439, DYS389II, DYS438, DYS437, DYS19,DYS392, DYS393, DYS390, DYS385a/b). The corresponding Y-haplogroups were deduced using WhitAthey’s Haplogroup Predictor. The most common haplogroup R1a is presented by 38% of individuals.The next two haplogroups (I2a and R1b… 

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