The population history of northeastern Siberia since the Pleistocene

@article{Sikora2019ThePH,
  title={The population history of northeastern Siberia since the Pleistocene},
  author={M. Sikora and V. Pitulko and V. Sousa and M. Allentoft and L. Vinner and S. Rasmussen and A. Margaryan and P. Damgaard and C. Fuente and Gabriel Renaud and Melinda A. Yang and Q. Fu and I. Dupanloup and Konstantinos Giampoudakis and D. Nogues-Bravo and C. Rahbek and G. Kroonen and M. Peyrot and H. Mccoll and S. Vasilyev and E. Veselovskaya and M. Gerasimova and E. Y. Pavlova and V. Chasnyk and P. Nikolskiy and A. Gromov and V. I. Khartanovich and V. Moiseyev and P. S. Grebenyuk and A. Y. Fedorchenko and A. Lebedintsev and S. Slobodin and B. Malyarchuk and R. Martiniano and Morten Meldgaard and L. Arppe and J. Palo and Tarja Sundell and K. Mannermaa and M. Putkonen and V. Alexandersen and C. Primeau and N. Baimukhanov and R. Malhi and Karl-G{\"o}ran Sj{\"o}gren and K. Kristiansen and Anna Wessman and Antti Sajantila and M. Lahr and R. Durbin and R. Nielsen and D. J. Meltzer and L. Excoffier and E. Willerslev},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2019},
  volume={570},
  pages={182-188}
}
  • M. Sikora, V. Pitulko, +51 authors E. Willerslev
  • Published 2019
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Northeastern Siberia has been inhabited by humans for more than 40,000 years but its deep population history remains poorly understood. Here we investigate the late Pleistocene population history of northeastern Siberia through analyses of 34 newly recovered ancient genomes that date to between 31,000 and 600 years ago. We document complex population dynamics during this period, including at least three major migration events: an initial peopling by a previously unknown Palaeolithic population… CONTINUE READING
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