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Evidence that a West-East admixed population lived in the Tarim Basin as early as the early Bronze Age

Chunxiang Li12, Hongjie Li2, Yinqiu Cui12, Chengzhi Xie2, Dawei Cai1, Wenying Li3, Victor H Mair4, Zhi Xu5, Quanchao Zhang1, Idelisi Abuduresule3, Li Jin4, Hong Zhu1 and Hui Zhou12*

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1 Ancient DNA Laboratory, Research Center for Chinese Frontier Archaeology, Jilin University, Changchun 130012, PR China

2 College of Life Science, Jilin University, Changchun 130023, PR China

3 Xinjiang Cultural Relics and Archaeology Institute, Ürümchi 830000, PR China

4 Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

5 Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering and Center for Anthropological Studies, School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, PR China

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BMC Biology 2010, 8:15  doi:10.1186/1741-7007-8-15

Published: 17 February 2010

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Table S1. Archaeological information for 30 Xiaohe individuals.

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Figure A1. The results of clone sequencing.

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Table S2. Estimated frequencies of mitochondrial DNA haplogroup C in modern populations.

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