Ancient genomes: The Saqqaq Genome Project


The Saqqaq Genome Project generated 20x sequence coverage over the genome of an individual from the Extinct Palaeo-Eskimo Saqqaq culture. The project was a large collaboration between many Centres across the world, coordinated by Professor Eske Willerslev from the Centre for GeoGenetics at University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Full details of authors and the cooperation can be obtained from the Feb 2010 article referenced below.


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Ancient Human Genome Sequence of an Extinct Palaeo-Eskimo
Rasmussen M, Li Y, Lindgreen S, Pedersen JS, Albrechtsen A, Moltke I, Metspalu M, Metspalu E, Kivisild T, Gupta R, Bertalan M, Nielsen K, Gilbert MTP, Wang Y, Raghavan M, Campos PF, Kamp HM, Wilson AS, Gledhill A, Tridico S, Bunce M, Lorenzen ED, Binladen J, Guo X, Zhao J, Zhang X, Zhang H, Li Z, Chen M, Orlando L, Kristiansen K, Bak M, Tommerup N, Bendixen C, Pierre TL, Grønnow B, Meldgaard M, Andreasen C, Fedorova SA, Osipova LP, Higham TFG, Ramsey CB, Hansen TV, Nielsen FC, Crawford MH, Brunak S, Sicheritz-Ponten T, Villems R, Nielsen R, Krogh A, Wang J, Willerslev E
Nature 463, 757-762 (11 February 2010)








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