Genetic Disorders in History and Prehistory
Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
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How to Cite
Nielsen, H. 2006. Genetic Disorders in History and Prehistory. eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
The historical aspects of genetic disorders are deduced from analysis of modern cases. Direct studies of DNA from ancient human remains could become integrated with this approach if a number of difficult technical problems can be solved.
- genetic disorder;
- ancient DNA;
- human migration;
- disease concept;
- historical perspective