Tibetan adaptation to high altitude

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Tibetan adaptation to high altitude

Post by Crestoner » Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:14 am

Genetic analysis of a large sample of Tibetan genomes yields new insights on adaptation to life at high altitude:

journal article: http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/03/28/1617042114

review article: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/04/ ... st-plateau
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Re: Tibetan adaptation to high altitude

Post by peter303 » Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:05 am

The adaption may have happened multiple times idependently- Andes and Ethiopia too. There was abtalk at the Denver Science Museum.
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