Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Linearbandkeramik LBK DNA

To investigate European population history around the time of the agricultural transition, the authors sequenced complete genomes from a ~7,500 year old early farmer from the Linearbandkeramik (LBK) culture from Stuttgart in Germany. I converted this raw data into formats familiar to genetic genealogists.

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Ancient human genomes suggest three ancestral populations for present-day Europeans.
Lazaridis, Iosif, Nick Patterson, Alissa Mittnik, Gabriel Renaud, Swapan Mallick, Peter H. Sudmant, Joshua G. Schraiber et al. "Ancient human genomes suggest three ancestral populations for present-day Europeans." Nature 513, 409–413 (2014).

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