Genes mirror geography within Europe

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Nature 456, 98–101 (2008)

A related manuscript arriving at broadly similar conclusions based on partially overlapping data has recently been published1. Specifically, 661 of the 3,192 samples from the POPRES collection2 analysed in our paper were also analysed by Lao et al.1.


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    Lao, O. et al. Correlation between genetic and geographic structure in Europe. Curr. Biol. 18, 1241–1248 (2008)

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    Nelson, M. R. et al. The population reference sample, POPRES: a resource for population, disease, and pharmacological genetics. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 83, 347–358 (2008)

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