Jul 08, 2021 Volume 184 Issue 14 p3591-3842
Human population history at the crossroads of East and Southeast Asia since 11,000 years ago
Tianyi Wang, et al.
Genome-wide analysis of 31 ancient individuals from southern China (Guangxi and Fujian) reveals human population history at the crossroads of East and Southeast Asia from 500–11,000 years ago.
Guangxi region in southern China had distinct East Asian ancestry 11 kya not found today
At least three distinct ancestries were in southern China and SE Asia prior to 10 kya
Three admixed ancestries were present in pre-agricultural Guangxi 9–6 kya
Tai-Kadai- and Hmong-Mien-related ancestry present in Guangxi by 1.5–0.5 kya