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Genetic Diversity in Africa

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Published in Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. 2008
Collection ELS subject area: Evolution and Diversity of Life
Abstract Africa exhibits a high level of human genetic variation, the origin of which is still not fully understood. However, the results brought by the study of several independent genetic polymorphisms in relation to other disciplines indicate that this continent has undergone major population movements possibly linked to the diffusion of the main linguistic phyla.
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