Unraveling male and female histories from human genetic data.

  title={Unraveling male and female histories from human genetic data.},
  author={Jon F. Wilkins},
  journal={Current opinion in genetics & development},
  volume={16 6},
  • Jon F. Wilkins
  • Published 2006 in Current opinion in genetics & development
The increasing availability of large-scale genetic datasets has made it possible to ask detailed questions about the structure of human genetic diversity, and what that structure can teach us about human demographic history. Global, multi-locus analyses have suggested that human genetic diversity may fall into clusters that correspond approximately to continental origin. Detailed comparisons of mitochondrial DNA and the Y chromosome have revealed a history of sex-biased migration patterns that… CONTINUE READING

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