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Journal of Molecular Evolution

, Volume 45, Issue 1, pp 7–8 | Cite as

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  • Mark A. Batzer
  • Stephen T. Sherry
  • Prescott L. Deininger
  • Mark Stoneking
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Keywords

African Population Ancestral State Recent Insertion Human Population Study Modem Human 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark A. Batzer
    • 1
  • Stephen T. Sherry
    • 1
  • Prescott L. Deininger
    • 2
  • Mark Stoneking
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PathologyStanley S. Scott Cancer Center Louisiana State University Medical CenterNew OrleansUSA
  2. 2.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyNeuroscience Center of Excellence Louisiana State University Medical CenterNew OrleansUSA
  3. 3.Department of AnthropologyPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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