Y chromosomes of Neandertals and Denisovans now sequenced

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Y chromosomes of Neandertals and Denisovans now sequenced

Post by circumspice » Sun Sep 27, 2020 1:00 pm

I was hoping that a study like this would FINALLY be done!

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases ... 092420.php
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Re: Y chromosomes of Neandertals and Denisovans now sequenced

Post by Minimalist » Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:03 am

Very interesting. Good find, Circ.
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Re: Y chromosomes of Neandertals and Denisovans now sequenced

Post by circumspice » Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:31 am

Yeah, no problem Min.

We've had ancient mtDNA sequenced for HNS & modern humans for quite a while now. But that's only telling half the story. Ancient Y chromosome DNA sequencing was lacking because of the fact that the best preserved specimens to date were mostly female. Go figure. Maybe this will inspire research labs & museums to review their collections & perhaps find more viable specimens hiding in those collections.
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Re: Y chromosomes of Neandertals and Denisovans now sequenced

Post by Minimalist » Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:22 pm

Not to beat the dead horse but what we really need is an HE sample.

Let' s see where we came from.
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Re: Y chromosomes of Neandertals and Denisovans now sequenced

Post by circumspice » Sat Oct 03, 2020 3:03 pm

Absolutely! HE is the closest thing to being a basal species of humankind. Yeah, there may be more surprises in store, but from what we know at this time HE is the earliest human species. Exciting times we live in, eh?
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