Y Chromosome and Mitochondrial DNA Variation in Lithuanians

@article{Kasperaviit2004YCA,
  title={Y Chromosome and Mitochondrial DNA Variation in Lithuanians},
  author={Dalia Kasperavi{\vc}iūtė and Vaidutis Ku{\vc}inskas and Mark Stoneking},
  journal={Annals of Human Genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={68}
}
The genetic composition of the Lithuanian population was investigated by analysing mitochondrial DNA hypervariable region 1, RFLP polymorphisms and Y chromosomal biallelic and STR markers in six ethnolinguistic groups of Lithuanians, to address questions about the origin and genetic structure of the present day population. There were no significant genetic differences among ethnolinguistic groups, and an analysis of molecular variance confirmed the homogeneity of the Lithuanian population… 

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