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Y-chromosomal evidence of a pastoralist migration through Tanzania to southern Africa

Henn, B. M., Gignoux, C., Lin, A. A., Oefner, Peter J., Shen, P., Scozzari, R., Cruciani, F., Tishkoff, S. A., Mountain, J. L. and Underhill, P. A. (2008) Y-chromosomal evidence of a pastoralist migration through Tanzania to southern Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 105 (31), pp. 10693-10698.

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Abstract

Although geneticists have extensively debated the mode by which agriculture diffused from the Near East to Europe, they have not directly examined similar agropastoral diffusions in Africa. It is unclear, for example, whether early instances of sheep, cows, pottery, and other traits of the pastoralist package were transmitted to southern Africa by demic or cultural diffusion. Here, we report a ...

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Item type:Article
Date:5 August 2008
Institutions:Medicine > Institut für Funktionelle Genomik > Lehrstuhl für Funktionelle Genomik (Prof. Oefner)
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18678889PubMed ID
10.1073/pnas.0801184105DOI
Keywords:pastoralism; phylogeography; population genetics; Y-chromosome Khoisan
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Partially
Item ID:34367
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