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Human population genetics

Section edited by Shuhua Xu

This section incorporates all aspects of the genetics of human populations including but not limited to: analysis of populations, languages, and evolutionary genetics.

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    Reconstructing the evolutionary history of a species is challenging. It often depends not only on the past biogeographic and climatic events but also the contemporary and ecological factors, such as current co...

    Authors: Etienne Bezault, Patricia Balaresque, Aboubacar Toguyeni, Yves Fermon, Hitoshi Araki, Jean-François Baroiller and Xavier Rognon

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2011 12:102

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    Main waterfowl migration systems are well understood through ringing activities. However, in mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) ringing studies suggest deviations from general migratory trends and traditions in waterf...

    Authors: Robert HS Kraus, Anne Zeddeman, Pim van Hooft, Dmitry Sartakov, Sergei A Soloviev, Ronald C Ydenberg and Herbert HT Prins

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2011 12:99

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    The genetic background of Argentineans is a mosaic of different continental ancestries. From colonial to present times, the genetic contribution of Europeans and sub-Saharan Africans has superposed to or repla...

    Authors: María Laura Catelli, Vanesa Álvarez-Iglesias, Alberto Gómez-Carballa, Ana Mosquera-Miguel, Carola Romanini, Alicia Borosky, Jorge Amigo, Ángel Carracedo, Carlos Vullo and Antonio Salas

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2011 12:77

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    Population extinction risk in a fragmented landscape is related to the differential ability of the species to spread its genes across the landscape. The impact of landscape fragmentation on plant population dy...

    Authors: An Vanden-Broeck, Robert Gruwez, Karen Cox, Sandy Adriaenssens, Inga M Michalczyk and Kris Verheyen

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2011 12:73

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    The Sorbs are an ethnic minority in Germany with putative genetic isolation, making the population interesting for disease mapping. A sample of N = 977 Sorbs is currently analysed in several genome-wide meta-a...

    Authors: Arnd Gross, Anke Tönjes, Peter Kovacs, Krishna R Veeramah, Peter Ahnert, Nab R Roshyara, Christian Gieger, Ina-Maria Rueckert, Markus Loeffler, Mark Stoneking, Heinz-Erich Wichmann, John Novembre, Michael Stumvoll and Markus Scholz

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2011 12:67

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    The Mon-Khmer speaking peoples inhabited northern Thailand before the arrival of the Tai speaking people from southern China in the thirteenth century A.D. Historical and anthropological evidence suggests a cl...

    Authors: Wibhu Kutanan, Jatupol Kampuansai, Silvia Fuselli, Supaporn Nakbunlung, Mark Seielstad, Giorgio Bertorelle and Daoroong Kangwanpong

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2011 12:56

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    Southern Ocean fauna represent a significant amount of global biodiversity, whose origin may be linked to glacial cycles determining local extinction/eradication with ice advance, survival of refugee populatio...

    Authors: Erica Bortolotto, Ann Bucklin, Massimo Mezzavilla, Lorenzo Zane and Tomaso Patarnello

    Citation: BMC Genetics 2011 12:32

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