Panmixia postponed: Ancestry-related assortative mating in contemporary human populations

Andrew S. Burrell, Todd R. Disotell

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    Abstract

    A study of two different populations reveals that in both the choice of a spouse is non-random not only in respect of broad ethnic group but also in regard to specific ancestries within that group. The cause of this surprising bias remains unclear.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Article number245
    JournalGenome biology
    Volume10
    Issue number11
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Nov 27 2009

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
    • Genetics
    • Cell Biology

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