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Y chromosome evidence of earliest modern human settlement in East Asia and multiple origins of Tibetan and Japanese populations

Hong Shi1, Hua Zhong2, Yi Peng1, Yong-Li Dong3, Xue-Bin Qi1, Feng Zhang4, Lu-Fang Liu5, Si-Jie Tan3, Runlin Z Ma2, Chun-Jie Xiao3, R Spencer Wells6, Li Jin4 and Bing Su1*

Author Affiliations

1 State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology and Kunming Primate Research Centre, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, PR China

2 Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, PR China

3 Human Genetics Centre, Yunnan University, Kunming, PR China

4 State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering and Center for Anthropological Studies, School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, PR China

5 Huaihua Medical College, Huaihua, Hunan, PR China

6 The Genographic Project, National Geographic Society, Washington, USA

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BMC Biology 2008, 6:45  doi:10.1186/1741-7007-6-45

Published: 29 October 2008

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