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Genome Biol. 2008;9(2):206. doi: 10.1186/gb-2008-9-2-206. Epub 2008 Feb 18.

No evidence of a Neanderthal contribution to modern human diversity.

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  • 1Center for the Study of Human Origins, Department of Anthropology, New York University, Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003, USA.

Abstract

The relationship between Neanderthals and modern humans is contentious, but recent advances in Neanderthal genomics have shed new light on their evolutionary history. Here we review the available evidence and find no indication of any Neanderthal contribution to modern genetic diversity.

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PMC2374707
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