Y-chromosome diversity in the Kalmyks at the ethnical and tribal levels

  title={Y-chromosome diversity in the Kalmyks at the ethnical and tribal levels},
  author={B. A. Malyarchuk and Miroslava V. Derenko and Galina A. Denisova and Sanj Khoyt and Marcin Wozniak and Tomasz Grzybowski and Ilya K. Zakharov},
  journal={Journal of Human Genetics},
The Mongolic-speaking Kalmyks currently inhabiting the steppes of the Volga region have Central Asian ancestry and are organized into the tribal groups. The genetic relationships among these tribes and their origin have remained obscure. We analyzed 17 short tandem repeat and 44 binary polymorphisms of Y-chromosome in 426 individuals mainly from three major tribes of the Kalmyks (the Torguuds, Dörwöds and Khoshuuds). Among these tribes, the Dörwöds and Torguuds, as well as the Kalmyks… CONTINUE READING
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