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Research Article

The Impact of Divergence Time on the Nature of Population Structure: An Example from Iceland

  • Alkes L. Price mail,

    aprice@hsph.harvard.edu (ALP); agnar@decode.is (AH); kstefans@decode.is (KS)

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Agnar Helgason mail,

    aprice@hsph.harvard.edu (ALP); agnar@decode.is (AH); kstefans@decode.is (KS)

    Affiliations: deCODE Genetics, Reykjavik, Iceland, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

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  • Snaebjorn Palsson,

    Affiliation: University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

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  • Hreinn Stefansson,

    Affiliation: deCODE Genetics, Reykjavik, Iceland

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  • David St. Clair,

    Affiliation: Department of Mental Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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  • Ole A. Andreassen,

    Affiliation: Division of Psychiatry, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

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  • David Reich,

    Affiliations: Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Augustine Kong,

    Affiliation: deCODE Genetics, Reykjavik, Iceland

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  • Kari Stefansson mail

    aprice@hsph.harvard.edu (ALP); agnar@decode.is (AH); kstefans@decode.is (KS)

    Affiliations: deCODE Genetics, Reykjavik, Iceland, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

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  • Published: June 05, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000505

About the Authors

Alkes L. Price
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Alkes L. Price
Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Alkes L. Price, David Reich
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Agnar Helgason, Hreinn Stefansson, Augustine Kong, Kari Stefansson
deCODE Genetics, Reykjavik, Iceland
Agnar Helgason, Snaebjorn Palsson, Kari Stefansson
University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
David St. Clair
Department of Mental Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Ole A. Andreassen
Division of Psychiatry, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
David Reich
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

Authors whose affiliations are listed as deCODE Genetics are shareholders and/or employees of deCODE Genetics, a biotechnology company.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ALP AH DR AK KS. Analyzed the data: ALP AH SP HS. Wrote the paper: ALP AH KS. Contributed data: DSC OAA.