Living the high life: high-altitude adaptation

Department of Genetics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
Genome biology (Impact Factor: 10.47). 09/2010; 11(9):133. DOI: 10.1186/gb-2010-11-9-133
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ABSTRACT Genome-wide scans demonstrate that genetic variants associated with high-altitude adaptation in Tibetans and Andeans arose independently as a result of convergent adaptation.

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