The origin of the isolated population of the Faroe Islands investigated using Y chromosomal markers

@article{Jorgensen2004TheOO,
  title={The origin of the isolated population of the Faroe Islands investigated using Y chromosomal markers},
  author={T. H. Jorgensen and H. Buttensch{\"o}n and A. Wang and T. Als and A. B{\o}rglum and H. Ewald},
  journal={Human Genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={115},
  pages={19-28}
}
Historical, archaeological and linguistic sources suggest that the ancestors of the present day population in the Faroe Islands may have their origin in several different regions surrounding the North Atlantic Ocean. In this study we use binary and microsatellite markers of the Y chromosome to analyse genetic diversity in the Faroese population and to compare this with the distribution of genotypes in the putative ancestral populations. Using a combination of genetic distance measures… Expand
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