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Posted by vinevizz on 10 Dec 2010 at 18:23 GMT

This paper is crippled by several methodological flaws which result in a flawed discussion. In particular, the authors' choice of STRs generates a strong ascertainment bias that affects their interpreation of the STR network. The contraindicated use of evolutionary mutation rates in BATWING analysis produces erroneous TMRCA estimates

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