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Ancient DNA from European Early Neolithic Farmers Reveals Their Near Eastern Affinities

  • Wolfgang Haak mail,

    wolfgang.haak@adelaide.edu.au

    Affiliation: Australian Centre for Ancient DNA, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

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  • Oleg Balanovsky,

    Affiliation: Research Centre for Medical Genetics, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russia

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  • Juan J. Sanchez,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Toxicology and Forensic Sciences, Canary Islands Delegation, Campus de Ciencias de la Salud, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain

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  • Sergey Koshel,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

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  • Valery Zaporozhchenko,

    Affiliations: Research Centre for Medical Genetics, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russia, Research Centre for Drug Evaluation, Ministry of Public Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia

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  • Christina J. Adler,

    Affiliation: Australian Centre for Ancient DNA, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

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  • Clio S. I. Der Sarkissian,

    Affiliation: Australian Centre for Ancient DNA, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

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  • Guido Brandt,

    Affiliation: Institute for Anthropology, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany

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  • Carolin Schwarz,

    Affiliation: Institute for Anthropology, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany

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  • Nicole Nicklisch,

    Affiliation: Institute for Anthropology, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany

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  • Veit Dresely,

    Affiliation: Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archaeologie und Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte, Halle (Saale), Germany

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  • Barbara Fritsch,

    Affiliation: Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archaeologie und Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte, Halle (Saale), Germany

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  • Elena Balanovska,

    Affiliation: Research Centre for Medical Genetics, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russia

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  • Richard Villems,

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

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  • Harald Meller,

    Affiliation: Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archaeologie und Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte, Halle (Saale), Germany

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  • Kurt W. Alt,

    Affiliation: Institute for Anthropology, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany

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  • Alan Cooper,

    Affiliation: Australian Centre for Ancient DNA, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

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  • the Genographic Consortium

    Membership for the Genographic Consortium is listed in the Acknowledgments section.

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  • Published: November 09, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000536

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