Register for an account


Enter your name and email address below.

Your email address is used to log in and will not be shared or sold. Read our privacy policy.


Website access code

Enter your access code into the form field below.

If you are a Zinio, Nook, Kindle, Apple, or Google Play subscriber, you can enter your website access code to gain subscriber access. Your website access code is located in the upper right corner of the Table of Contents page of your digital edition.


The Betsileo of Madagascar are Malay and Bantu

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanOctober 23, 2011 10:21 AM


Sign up for our email newsletter for the latest science news

A month ago I posted the genetic results of a Malagasy individual of Merina identity. Today I post those for someone of Betsileo heritage. All the technical details are the same. You can find all the ADMIXTURE and PCA files here. This genotyping was paid for by readers. I'll update the post with the names of those who contributed below the fold later. If you contributed but don't want to be named, email me at contactgnxp -at- gmail -dot- com, and I'll leave you off the list.



This analysis was made possible by the generous donations of the following individuals: Åse Kvist Innes-Ker J B Massey Matt Reusswig Paul Conroy Dr. Joseph Pickrell G H Chinoy Ian Ramjohn Loganayagam Ramalingam April Shepherd Paul Gomes III Robert Beckstead

    3 Free Articles Left

    Want it all? Get unlimited access when you subscribe.


    Already a subscriber? Register or Log In

    Want unlimited access?

    Subscribe today and save 50%


    Already a subscriber? Register or Log In