The nature of Neanderthal introgression revealed by 27,566 Icelandic genomes

@article{Skov2020TheNO,
  title={The nature of Neanderthal introgression revealed by 27,566 Icelandic genomes},
  author={Laurits Skov and Mois{\`e}s Coll Maci{\`a} and Gardar Sveinbj{\"o}rnsson and Fabrizio Mafessoni and Elise A. Lucotte and Margr{\'e}t Einarsd{\'o}ttir and H{\'a}kon J{\'o}nsson and Bjarni V. Halld{\'o}rsson and Daniel Fannar Gudbjartsson and Agnar Helgason and Mikkel Heide Schierup and K{\'a}ri Stef{\'a}nsson},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2020},
  volume={582},
  pages={78-83}
}
Human evolutionary history is rich with the interbreeding of divergent populations. Most humans outside of Africa trace about 2% of their genomes to admixture from Neanderthals, which occurred 50–60 thousand years ago 1 . Here we examine the effect of this event using 14.4 million putative archaic chromosome fragments that were detected in fully phased whole-genome sequences from 27,566 Icelanders, corresponding to a range of 56,388–112,709 unique archaic fragments that cover 38.0–48.2% of the… 
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