31. Human Genetic Diversity and its History

  1. D. J. Balding3,
  2. M. Bishop4 and
  3. C. Cannings5
  1. G. Barbujani1 and
  2. L. Chikhi2

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch31

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Barbujani, G. and Chikhi, L. (2007) Human Genetic Diversity and its History, in Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition (eds D. J. Balding, M. Bishop and C. Cannings), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK

  2. 4

    CNR-ITB, Milan, Italy

  3. 5

    Division of Genomic Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dipartimento di Biologia ed Evoluzione, Università di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy

  2. 2

    Laboratoire Evolution et Diversité Biologique, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058305

Online ISBN: 9780470061619

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Keywords:

  • Escherichia coli;
  • modern human origins models;
  • Ewens' sampling formula;
  • PAC–product of approximate conditionals likelihood;
  • polymerase chain reaction;
  • population-genetics theory;
  • AMOVA – analysis of molecular variance;
  • human genetic diversity analysis;
  • discordant variation;
  • drug-metabolizing enzymes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Human Genetic Diversity: Historical Inferences

  • Human Genetic Diversity: Geographical Structure

  • Final Remarks

  • Acknowledgments

  • References