A method for inferring an individual’s genetic ancestry and degree of admixture associated with six major continental populations

The determination of the ancestry and genetic backgrounds of the subjects in genetic and general epidemiology studies is a crucial component in the analysis of relevant outcomes or associations. Although there are many methods for differentiating ancestral subgroups among individuals based on genet...

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Main Authors: Ondrej eLibiger, Nicholas J Schork
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2013-01-01
Series:Frontiers in Genetics
Online Access:http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fgene.2012.00322/full