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New Guinea

Wednesday 28 September 2005

- Data reflects extreme patrilocality and/or biased male reproductive success (polygyny). (12532283)

- Data provide evidence for primarily female-mediated gene flow within the highlands of New Guinea but primarily male-mediated gene flow between highland and lowland/coastal regions. (12532283)


- Kayser M, Brauer S, Weiss G, Schiefenhovel W, Underhill P, Shen P, Oefner P, Tommaseo-Ponzetta M, Stoneking M. Reduced Y-chromosome, but not mitochondrial DNA, diversity in human populations from West New Guinea. Am J Hum Genet. 2003 Feb;72(2):281-302. PMID: 12532283