mtDNA and Y-chromosome variation in the Talysh of Iran and Azerbaijan.

Abstract

The Northern Talysh from Azerbaijan and the Southern Talysh from Iran self-identify as one ethnic group and speak a Northwestern Iranian language. However, the Northern and Southern Talysh dialects are so different that they may actually be separate languages. Does this linguistic differentiation reflect internal change due to isolation, or could contact… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.20903

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@article{Nasidze2009mtDNAAY, title={mtDNA and Y-chromosome variation in the Talysh of Iran and Azerbaijan.}, author={Ivan Nasidze and Dominique Quinque and Manijeh Rahmani and Seyed Ali Alemohamad and Pervin Asadova and Olga Zhukova and Mark Stoneking}, journal={American journal of physical anthropology}, year={2009}, volume={138 1}, pages={82-9} }