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A genomic history of Aboriginal Australia

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The population history of Aboriginal Australians remains largely uncharacterised, not least because of a lack of extensive genomic data. We generated high-coverage genomes for 83 geographically diverse Aboriginal Australians (all speakers of Pama-Nyungan languages) and 25 Papuans from the New Guinea Highlands. We find that Papuan and Aboriginal Australian ancestors diversified from each other 25-40 thousand years ago (kya), suggesting early population structure in the ancient continent of Sah...

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10.1038/nature18299

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0000-0003-3575-0875
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Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology More from this funder
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Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
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Nature Journal website
Volume:
538
Issue:
7624
Pages:
207-214
Publication date:
2016-09-21
Acceptance date:
2016-05-04
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1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
Pmid:
27654914
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655810
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English
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2018-06-12

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