A Dynamic 6,000-Year Genetic History of Eurasia's Eastern Steppe

Jeong, Choongwon, Wang, Ke, Taylor, William Timothy Treal et al. (29 more authors) (2020) A Dynamic 6,000-Year Genetic History of Eurasia's Eastern Steppe. Cell. 890-904.e29. ISSN 1097-4172

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Authors/Creators:
  • Jeong, Choongwon
  • Wang, Ke
  • Taylor, William Timothy Treal
  • Miller, Bryan K.
  • Bemmann, Jan H.
  • Stahl, Raphaela
  • Chiovelli, Chelsea
  • Knolle, Florian
  • Ulziibayar, Sodnom
  • Khatanbaatar, Dorjpurev
  • Erdenebaatar, Diimaajav
  • Erdenebat, Ulambayar
  • Ochir, Ayudai
  • Ankhsanaa, Ganbold
  • Vanchigdash, Chuluunkhuu
  • Ochir, Battuga
  • Munkhbayar, Chuluunbat
  • Tumen, Dashzeveg
  • Kovalev, Alexey
  • Kradin, Nikolay
  • Bazarov, Bilikto A.
  • Miyagashev, Denis A.
  • Konovalov, Prokopiy B.
  • Zhambaltarova, Elena
  • Miller, Alicia Ventresca
  • Haak, Wolfgang
  • Schiffels, Stephan
  • Krause, Johannes
  • Boivin, Nicole
  • Erdene, Myagmar
  • Hendy, Jessica ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3718-1058
  • Warinner, Christina
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors. Funding Information: We thank D. Navaan, Z. Batsaikhan, V. Volkow, D. Tseveendorj, L. Erdenebold, M. Horton, Sh. Uranchimeg, B. Naran, N. Ser-Odjav, P. Konovalov, Kh. Lhagvasuren, N. Mamonova, E. Mijiddorj, L. Namsrainaidan, A.P. Okladnikov, Kh. Perlee, S. Danilov, and D.I. Burayev for their archaeological contributions and Solodovnikov Konstantin for his physical anthropological analysis. We thank the Department of Archaeology and Physical Anthropology at the National University of Mongolia and the Museum of the Buryat Scientific Center, SB RAS for their cooperation on this project. We thank R. Flad for comments on early manuscript drafts, M. Bleasdale and S. Gankhuyg for assistance with sampling, S. Nagel and M. Meyer for assistance with ssDNA library preparation, S. Nakagome for sharing a script to estimate population allele frequency from low-coverage sequence data, and P. Moorjani for granting access to the DATES program prior to publication. Permissions: The human remains analyzed in this study were reviewed and approved by the Mongolian Ministry of Culture and the Mongolian Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, and Sport under reference numbers A0122772 MN DE 0 8124, A0109258 MN DE 7 643, and A0117901 MN DE 9 4314 and declaration number 12-2091008-20E00225. Funding: This research was supported by the Max Planck Society, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sport of Mongolia (grant #2018/25 to E.M. and D.T.), the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (grant #18-59-94020 to E.M. and D.T.), the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (grant #14.W03.31.0016 to N.K. B.A.B. D.A.M. and P.B.K.), the US National Science Foundation (BCS-1523264 to C.W.), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (SFB 1167 no. 257731206 to J.B.), the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) grant funded by the Korea government (MSIT) (2020R1C1C1003879 to C.J.), and the European Research Council under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program (under grant agreement numbers 771234-PALEORIDER to W.H. and 804884-DAIRYCULTURES to C.W.). C.W. C.J. E.M. and N.B. designed the research; C.W. and C.J. supervised the research; E.M. S.W. J.H. J.H.B. S.U. W.H. N.K. B.A.B. D.A.M, P.B.K. E.Z. A.V.M. N.B. and C.W. provided materials and resources; B.K.M. W.T.T.T. J.H.B. and E.M. performed archaeological data analysis; R.S. and C.C. performed genetic laboratory work; K.W. C.J. F.K. and S.S. performed genetic data analysis; B.K.M. K.W. W.T.T.T, C.J. and C.W. integrated the archaeological and genetic data; K.W. C.J. and C.W. wrote the paper, with contributions from B.K.M. W.T.T.T. J.H.B. and the other coauthors. The authors declare no competing interests. Funding Information: We thank D. Navaan, Z. Batsaikhan, V. Volkow, D. Tseveendorj, L. Erdenebold, M. Horton, Sh. Uranchimeg, B. Naran, N. Ser-Odjav, P. Konovalov, Kh. Lhagvasuren, N. Mamonova, E. Mijiddorj, L. Namsrainaidan, A.P. Okladnikov, Kh. Perlee, S. Danilov, and D.I. Burayev for their archaeological contributions and Solodovnikov Konstantin for his physical anthropological analysis. We thank the Department of Archaeology and Physical Anthropology at the National University of Mongolia and the Museum of the Buryat Scientific Center, SB RAS for their cooperation on this project. We thank R. Flad for comments on early manuscript drafts, M. Bleasdale and S. Gankhuyg for assistance with sampling, S. Nagel and M. Meyer for assistance with ssDNA library preparation, S. Nakagome for sharing a script to estimate population allele frequency from low-coverage sequence data, and P. Moorjani for granting access to the DATES program prior to publication. Permissions: The human remains analyzed in this study were reviewed and approved by the Mongolian Ministry of Culture and the Mongolian Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, and Sport under reference numbers A0122772 MN DE 0 8124, A0109258 MN DE 7 643, and A0117901 MN DE 9 4314 and declaration number 12-2091008-20E00225. Funding: This research was supported by the Max Planck Society , the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sport of Mongolia (grant # 2018/25 to E.M. and D.T.), the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (grant # 18-59-94020 to E.M. and D.T.), the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (grant # 14.W03.31.0016 to N.K., B.A.B., D.A.M., and P.B.K.), the US National Science Foundation ( BCS-1523264 to C.W.), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft ( SFB 1167 no. 257731206 to J.B.), the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) grant funded by the Korea government ( MSIT ) ( 2020R1C1C1003879 to C.J.), and the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program (under grant agreement numbers 771234-PALEORIDER to W.H. and 804884-DAIRYCULTURES to C.W.).
Keywords: ancient DNA,Eastern Steppe,human population history,migration,Mongol empire,Mongolia,nomadic pastoralists,Xiongnu empire,Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Dates:
  • Published: 12 November 2020
Institution: The University of York
Academic Units: The University of York > Faculty of Arts and Humanities (York) > Archaeology (York)
Depositing User: Pure (York)
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2021 16:10
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2022 00:08
Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2020.10.015
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2020.10.015
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