Human Biology Volume 81, Number 1, February 2009

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A worldwide forum for state-of-the-art ideas, methods, and techniques in the field, Human Biology focuses on genetics in its broadest sense. Included under this rubric are: human population genetics, evolutionary and genetic demography, quantitative genetics, evolutionary biology, ancient DNA studies, biological diversity interpreted in terms of adaptation (biometry, physical anthropology), and interdisciplinary research linking biological and cultural diversity (inferred from linguistic variability, ethnological diversity, archaeological evidence, etc.).

Table of Contents

The Most Widely Publicized Gender Problem in Human Genetics
William D. StansīŦeld and Matthew A. Carlton 

Variation of the Probability of a Male Birth Within and Between Sibships
William H. James

Medical Genetic Polymorphisms as Markers of Evolutionary Forces Within the Human Genome: Hypotheses Focusing on Natural Selection in the Basque Population
Frédéric Bauduer, Anna Degioanni, and Olivier Dutour

Mitochondrial DNA Sequence Variation in the Boyko, Hutsul, and Lemko Populations of the Carpathian Highlands
Alexey G. Nikitin, Igor T. Kochkin, Cynthia M. June, Catherine M. Willis, Ian McBain, and Mykhailo Y. Videiko

Incidence and Distribution of Native American mtDNA Haplogroups in Central Argentina
Angelina García and Darío A. Demarchi

Autosomal STR Analyses in Native Amazonian Tribes Suggest a Population Structure Driven by Isolation by Distance
Sidney E. B. Dos Santos, Elzemar M. Ribeiro-Rodrigues, Andrea K. C. Ribeiro-dos-Santos, Mara H. Hutz, Luciana Tovo-Rodrigues, Francisco M. Salzano, and Sidia M. Callegari-Jacques

Mechanisms and Microevolutionary Consequences of Social Homogamy in a 19th-Century Italian Community
Matteo Manfredini

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Additional Information 6x9, 106 pages, published September 14, 2009

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