The genome-wide structure of the Jewish people

@article{Behar2010TheGS,
  title={The genome-wide structure of the Jewish people},
  author={D. Behar and B. Yunusbayev and M. Metspalu and E. Metspalu and S. Rosset and J. Parik and S. Rootsi and G. Chaubey and I. Kutuev and G. Yudkovsky and E. Khusnutdinova and O. Balanovsky and O. Semino and L. Pereira and D. Comas and D. Gurwitz and B. Bonn{\'e}-Tamir and T. Parfitt and M. Hammer and K. Skorecki and R. Villems},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2010},
  volume={466},
  pages={238-242}
}
  • D. Behar, B. Yunusbayev, +18 authors R. Villems
  • Published 2010
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Contemporary Jews comprise an aggregate of ethno-religious communities whose worldwide members identify with each other through various shared religious, historical and cultural traditions. [...] Key Method Here we use high-density bead arrays to genotype individuals from 14 Jewish Diaspora communities and compare these patterns of genome-wide diversity with those from 69 Old World non-Jewish populations, of which 25 have not previously been reported.Expand Abstract
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