Y-Chromosome-Specific STR Haplotype Data on the Rapanui Population (Easter Island)

  title={Y-Chromosome-Specific STR Haplotype Data on the Rapanui Population (Easter Island)},
  author={Maria Elena Ghiani and Pedro Moral and Robert John Mitchell and Miguel Hern{\'a}ndez and Clara Garc{\'i}a-Moro and Giuseppe Vona},
  booktitle={Human biology},
ABSTRACT Located in the south Pacific Ocean, Rapanui is one of the most isolated inhabited islands in the world. Cultural and biological data suggest that the initial Rapanui population originated from central Polynesia, although the presence of foreign or exotic genes in the contemporary population, as a result of admixture with Europeans and/or South Americans during the last two centuries, also has to be considered. To estimate the genetic affinities of the Rapanui population with… 

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