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Ashkenazi Jews trace to 330 people from Middle Ages

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Ashkenazi Jews trace to 330 people from Middle Ages

Postby D J Thornton » Tue Dec 15, 2015 5:47 am

http://touch.latimes.com/#section/-1/ar ... -81317815/
Jewish Genes

DNA ties Ashkenazi Jews to group of just 330 people from Middle Ages
All of the Ashkenazi Jews alive today can trace their roots to a group of about 330 people who lived 600 to 800 years ago.
Los Angeles Times

Original article 
http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2014/14090 ... trics/news

Sequencing an Ashkenazi reference panel supports population-targeted personal genomics and illuminates Jewish and European origins

Shai Carmi, Ken Y. Hui, Ethan Kochav, Xinmin Liu, James Xue, Fillan Grady, Saurav Guha, Kinnari Upadhyay, Dan Ben-Avraham, Semanti Mukherjee, B. Monica Bowen, Tinu Thomas, Joseph Vijai, Marc Cruts, Guy Froyen, Diether Lambrechts, Stéphane Plaisance, Christine Van Broeckhoven, Philip Van Damme, Herwig Van Marck et al.
Nature Communications 5, Article number: 4835 (2014) doi:10.1038/ncomms5835
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