Characterising private and shared signatures of positive selection in 37 Asian populations

Characterising private and shared signatures of positive selection in 37 Asian populations

A new paper by Liu et al1 examines patterns of genetic diversity and positive natural selection, and finds that populations predominantly located in South Asia underwent considerably different adaptation as compared with populations from the other geographical regions. Here is their abstract: “The Asian Diversity Project (ADP) assembled 37 cosmopolitan and ethnic minority populations in Asia that have been densely genotyped across over half a […]

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