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The coming of the Greeks to Provence and Corsica: Y-chromosome models of archaic Greek colonization of the western Mediterranean

Roy J King1, Julie Di Cristofaro2, Anastasia Kouvatsi3, Costas Triantaphyllidis3, Walter Scheidel4, Natalie M Myres5, Alice A Lin1, Alexandre Eissautier2, Michael Mitchell6, Didier Binder7, Ornella Semino8, Andrea Novelletto9, Peter A Underhill1 and Jacques Chiaroni2*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

2 Unité Mixte de Recherche 6578, Biocultural Anthropology, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Etablissement Français du S ang and Université Faculté de Médecine - Secteur Nord-Batiment A - Bd Pierre Dramard, 13344 Marseille Cedex 15, France

3 Department of Genetics, Development and Molecular Biology, School of Biology, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece

4 Department of Classics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

5 Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84115, USA

6 Génétique moléculaire de la spermatogenèse, Inserm UMR 910, Faculté de médecine, Marseille, France

7 UMR6130, CNRS, Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, Campus Saint-Jean-d'Angély, 24 avenue des Diables Bleus, 06357 Nice Cedex 4, France

8 Dipartimento di Genetica e Microbiologia, Università di Pavia, Pavia, Italy

9 Department of Biology, University "Tor Vergata', Ro me 00133, Italy

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:69  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-69

Published: 14 March 2011

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Supplemental Table S1. E-V13 STR haplotypes.

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Supplemental Table S2. Coalescence Times for haplogroup E-V13.

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Supplemental Table S3: Description of new Y SNPs.

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Supplemental Table S4. Binary marker and YSTR 37 loci haplotypes for Anatolian Greek population samples.

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