Y chromosome haplotypes reveal prehistorical migrations to the Himalayas

  title={Y chromosome haplotypes reveal prehistorical migrations to the Himalayas},
  author={B. Su and C. Xiao and R. Deka and M. Seielstad and D. Kangwanpong and Junhua Xiao and D. Lu and P. Underhill and L. Cavalli-Sforza and R. Chakraborty and L. Jin},
  journal={Human Genetics},
By using 19 Y chromosome biallelic markers and 3 Y chromosome microsatellite markers, we analyzed the genetic structure of 31 indigenous Sino-Tibetan speaking populations (607 individuals) currently residing in East, Southeast, and South Asia. Our results showed that a T to C mutation at locus M122 is highly prevalent in almost all of the Sino-Tibetan populations, implying a strong genetic affinity among populations in the same language family. Furthermore, the extremely high frequency of H8, a… Expand
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