Elevated Eurasian Steppe Ancestry in Kurds

Elevated Eurasian Steppe Ancestry in Kurds

Here I investigate how much more genetic drift Kurds share with various ancient Eurasian Steppe samples, in comparison with some of their geographic neighbors. I do this formally using D-Statistics (Dstats) from ADMIXTOOLS1, a software bundle, readily available from the Reich Labs website at Harvard University. ADMIXTOOLS has been fully described in Patterson et al, 20122. The output of qpDstat is informative about the direction […]

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