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The genetic structure and history of Africans and African Americans

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May 22, 2009

Sarah A. TishkoffScott M. Williams

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Africa is the source of all modern humans, but characterization of genetic variation and of relationships among populations across the continent has been enigmatic. We studied 121 African populations, four African American populations, and 60 non-African populations for patterns of vari...read more

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Disease Clustering
Epidemiology
Ethnic Group
Human Geography
Labor Migration
Phylogeny
Racial Group
Variation (Genetics)
African American
Bayesian Prediction
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The genetic structure and history of Africans and African Americans

Science

May 22, 2009

Sarah A. TishkoffScott M. Williams

PMID: 19407144

DOI: 10.1126/science.1172257

Abstract

Africa is the source of all modern humans, but characterization of genetic variation and of relationships among populations across the continent has been enigmatic. We studied 121 African populations, four African American populations, and 60 non-African populations for patterns of vari...read more

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Disease Clustering
Epidemiology
Ethnic Group
Human Geography
Labor Migration
32
7
6
911
1
23

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