Y chromosomal haplogroup J as a signature of the post-neolithic colonization of Europe

@article{Giacomo2004YCH,
  title={Y chromosomal haplogroup J as a signature of the post-neolithic colonization of Europe},
  author={F. Di Giacomo and Francesca De Luca and Luis Ovidiu Popa and Nejat Akar and Nicholas P. Anagnou and Juraj Banyk{\'o} and Radim Brdi{\vc}ka and Guido Barbujani and Franco Papola and Gina Ciavarella and Francesco Cucci and Laverne D. Stasi and Lucian Gavrilă and M. G. Kerimova and Dimiter Kovatchev and Andrey I. Kozlov and Aphrodite Loutradis and V. Mandarino and Corrado Mammı̀ and E. N. Michalodimitrakis and Giorgio Paoli and Kalliopi I. Pappa and G. Pedicini and Luciano Terrenato and Sergio Tofanelli and Patrizia Malaspina and Andrea Novelletto},
  journal={Human Genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={115},
  pages={357-371}
}
Key MethodIn order to attain a finer reconstruction of the peopling of southern and central-eastern Europe from the Levant, we determined the frequencies of eight lineages internal to the Y chromosomal haplogroup J, defined by biallelic markers, in 22 population samples obtained with a fine-grained sampling scheme. Our results partially resolve a major multifurcation of lineages within the haplogroup. Analyses of molecular variance show that the area covered by haplogroup J dispersal is characterized by…

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