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Hallast, P., et al. (2015) The Y-chromosome tree bursts into leaf: 13,000 high-confidence SNPs covering the majority of known clades. Mol. Biol. Evol., 32; 661-673.
Balaresque, P., et al. (2015) Y-chromosome descent clusters and male differential reproductive success: Young lineage expansions dominate Asian pastoral nomadic populations. Eur. J. Hum. Genet., doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2014.285.
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King, T.E. and Jobling, M.A. (2009) Founders, drift and infidelity: the relationship between Y chromosome diversity and patrilineal surnames. Mol. Biol. Evol., 26, 1093-1102.
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Jobling, M.A., Hollox, E.J., Hurles, M.E., Kivisild, T. and Tyler-Smith C (2013) Human Evolutionary Genetics, 2nd edn., 670 pp., Garland Science, New York and London.
See also references listed at: http://www.le.ac.uk/genetics/maj4/maj4.html, and the Impact of Diasporas programme at: http://www2.le.ac.uk/projects/impact-of-diasporas
FTE Category A staff submitted: 37.40
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