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University of Chicago Medical Center

Genetic Structure of Sherpa and Tibetans Relative to Other East Asians

Caption: This image shows the proportion of high-altitude ancestry (red) to low-altitude ancestry (green) in Sherpa, three groups of Tibetans, and lowland East Asians.

Credit: Nature Communications, Anna Di Rienzo

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