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Genomic structure in Europeans dating back at least 36,200 years.

Seguin-Orlando, A, Korneliussen, TS, Sikora, M, Malaspinas, A, Manica, A, Moltke, I, Albrechtsen, A, Ko, A, Margaryan, A, Moiseyev, V, Goebel, T, Westaway, M, Lambert, D, Khartanovich, V, Wall, JD, Nigst, PR, Foley, RA, Lahr, MMirazón, Nielsen, R, Orlando, L, Willerslev, E. Genomic structure in Europeans dating back at least 36,200 years. Science. 2014;346(6213):1113-8.

Direct evidence for positive selection of skin, hair, and eye pigmentation in Europeans during the last 5,000 y.

Wilde, S, Timpson, A, Kirsanow, K, Kaiser, E, Kayser, M, Unterländer, M, Hollfelder, N, Potekhina, ID, Schier, W, Thomas, MG, Burger, J. Direct evidence for positive selection of skin, hair, and eye pigmentation in Europeans during the last 5,000 y. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111(13):4832-7.

The light skin allele of SLC24A5 in South Asians and Europeans shares identity by descent.

Mallick, CBasu, Iliescu, FMircea, Möls, M, Hill, S, Tamang, R, Chaubey, G, Goto, R, Ho, SYW, Romero, IGallego, Crivellaro, F, Hudjashov, G, Rai, N, Metspalu, M, Mascie-Taylor, CGNicholas, Pitchappan, R, Singh, L, Mirazon-Lahr, M, Thangaraj, K, Villems, R, Kivisild, T. The light skin allele of SLC24A5 in South Asians and Europeans shares identity by descent. PLoS Genet. 2013;9(11):e1003912.
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