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Finnish Disease Heritage II: population prehistory and genetic roots of Finns.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12627296     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In the second part of my review of the Finnish Disease Heritage (FDH), I discuss the settling of Finland; factors influencing the genes of a population, such as agriculture versus hunting/fishing/gathering, trading and cultural relations, wars and other kinds of violence, and bottlenecks; relatives of the Finns in the light of classical European studies, classical Finnish studies, mtDNA and Y-chromosomal studies; the genes of the Finns today, characterizing FDH, the east-west difference among Finns, and minorities in Finland, viz. the Lapps or Saami and Swedish-speaking Finns.
Authors:
Reijo Norio
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2003-03-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Human genetics     Volume:  112     ISSN:  0340-6717     ISO Abbreviation:  Hum. Genet.     Publication Date:  2003 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-04-14     Completed Date:  2003-06-18     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7613873     Medline TA:  Hum Genet     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  457-69     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medical Genetics, The Family Federation of Finland, Helsinki, Finland. reijo.norio@kolumbus.fi
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Agriculture
Chromosomes, Human, Y
DNA, Mitochondrial
Emigration and Immigration
Female
Finland / epidemiology
Genetic Diseases, Inborn* / epidemiology,  etiology,  genetics
Genetics, Population
Humans
Male
War
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/DNA, Mitochondrial

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