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No evidence for unknown archaic ancestry in South Asia

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Fig. 1: The key statistic used to support the claim of unknown archaic ancestry by Mondal et al. in Andamanese and mainland Indians is inconsistent with all previously published datasets.


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P.S. was supported by the Swedish Research Council (VR grant 2014-453). N.P. and D.R. were supported by NIH grant GM100233, and D.R. is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator.

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Skoglund, P., Mallick, S., Patterson, N. et al. No evidence for unknown archaic ancestry in South Asia. Nat Genet 50, 632–633 (2018).

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