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Genetic diversity and the emergence of ethnic groups in Central Asia

Evelyne Heyer1*, Patricia Balaresque2, Mark A Jobling2, Lluis Quintana-Murci3, Raphaelle Chaix1, Laure Segurel1, Almaz Aldashev4 and Tanya Hegay5

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1 Eco-anthropologie et Ethnobiologie, UMR7206 Département Hommes Natures Sociétés, Musée de l'Homme - 17, Place du Trocadéro - 75116 Paris, France

2 Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, Adrian Building, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK

3 Human Evolutionary Genetics Unit, CNRS URA3012, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

4 Institute of Molecular Biology and Medicine, National Center of Cardiology and Internal Medicine, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

5 Uzbek Academy of Sciences, Institute of Immunology, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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BMC Genetics 2009, 10:49  doi:10.1186/1471-2156-10-49

Published: 1 September 2009

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Amova analysis and MDS representation of mitochondrial and Y chromosome genetic distances among populations.

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List of samples. IE Indo-European language, TK Turkic language. 1: [15], 2: [13], 3: [7], 4: [14], 5: [4], 6: Present study.

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