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The Light Skin Allele of SLC24A5 in South Asians and Europeans Shares Identity by Descent

  • Chandana Basu Mallick equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chandana Basu Mallick, Florin Mircea Iliescu

    cbm@ebc.ee (CBM); tk331@cam.ac.uk (TK)

    Affiliations: Department of Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia, Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia

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  • Florin Mircea Iliescu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chandana Basu Mallick, Florin Mircea Iliescu

    Affiliation: Division of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Märt Möls,

    Affiliations: Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia

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  • Sarah Hill,

    Affiliation: Division of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Rakesh Tamang,

    Affiliation: CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India

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  • Gyaneshwer Chaubey,

    Affiliation: Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia

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  • Rie Goto,

    Affiliation: Division of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Simon Y. W. Ho,

    Affiliation: School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

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  • Irene Gallego Romero,

    Affiliation: Division of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Current address: Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America.

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  • Federica Crivellaro,

    Affiliation: Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Current address: National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography “Luigi Pigorini”, Rome, Italy.

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  • Georgi Hudjashov,

    Affiliations: Department of Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia, Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia

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  • Niraj Rai,

    Affiliation: CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India

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  • Mait Metspalu,

    Affiliations: Department of Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia, Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia

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  • C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor,

    Affiliation: Division of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Ramasamy Pitchappan,

    Affiliation: Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Chettinad Health City, Chennai, India

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  • Lalji Singh,

    Affiliations: CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

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  • Marta Mirazon-Lahr,

    Affiliation: Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Kumarasamy Thangaraj,

    Affiliation: CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India

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  • Richard Villems,

    Affiliations: Department of Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia, Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia, Estonian Academy of Sciences, Tallinn, Estonia

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  • Toomas Kivisild mail

    cbm@ebc.ee (CBM); tk331@cam.ac.uk (TK)

    Affiliations: Department of Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia, Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia, Division of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: November 07, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003912

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