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Population Differentiation of Southern Indian Male Lineages Correlates with Agricultural Expansions Predating the Caste System

  • GaneshPrasad ArunKumar equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: GaneshPrasad ArunKumar, David F. Soria-Hernanz, Valampuri John Kavitha

    Affiliations: The Genographic Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Kelampakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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  • David F. Soria-Hernanz equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: GaneshPrasad ArunKumar, David F. Soria-Hernanz, Valampuri John Kavitha

    Affiliations: National Geographic Society, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (CSIC-UPF), Departament de Ciències Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Valampuri John Kavitha equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: GaneshPrasad ArunKumar, David F. Soria-Hernanz, Valampuri John Kavitha

    Affiliations: The Genographic Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, Department of Biotechnology, Mother Teresa Women's University, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India

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  • Varatharajan Santhakumari Arun,

    Affiliation: The Genographic Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

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  • Adhikarla Syama,

    Affiliation: The Genographic Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

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  • Kumaran Samy Ashokan,

    Affiliation: Nilgiri Adivasi Welfare Association, Kota Hall Road, Kothagiri, Tamil Nadu, India

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  • Kavandanpatti Thangaraj Gandhirajan,

    Affiliation: Government College of Fine Arts, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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  • Koothapuli Vijayakumar,

    Affiliation: Nilgiri Adivasi Welfare Association, Kota Hall Road, Kothagiri, Tamil Nadu, India

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  • Muthuswamy Narayanan,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, St. Xaviers College, Palayamkottai, Tamil Nadu, India

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  • Mariakuttikan Jayalakshmi,

    Affiliation: The Genographic Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

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  • Janet S. Ziegle,

    Affiliation: Applied Biosystems, Foster City, California, United States of America

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  • Ajay K. Royyuru,

    Affiliation: Computational Biology Group, IBM - Thomas J. Watson Research Center, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Laxmi Parida,

    Affiliation: Computational Biology Group, IBM - Thomas J. Watson Research Center, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • R. Spencer Wells,

    Affiliation: National Geographic Society, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Colin Renfrew,

    Affiliation: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Theodore G. Schurr,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Chris Tyler Smith,

    Affiliation: The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, United Kingdom

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  • Daniel E. Platt,

    Affiliation: Computational Biology Group, IBM - Thomas J. Watson Research Center, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Ramasamy Pitchappan mail,

    pitchappanrm@yahoo.co.uk

    Affiliations: The Genographic Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Kelampakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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  • The Genographic Consortium

    Consortium members are listed in Acknowledgements.

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  • Published: November 28, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050269

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Table 2: Corrected

Posted by g_arun12784 on 28 Dec 2012 at 07:02 GMT

Dear Readers

As we had mentioned in the previous comment, the Table 2 has been published with some publication errors. You may find the correct table in this link:

http://182.73.176.163/chc...

Sorry for the inconvenience

GaneshPrasad ArunKumar

No competing interests declared.