About the Authors

Hiroki Oota

Contributed equally to this work with: Hiroki Oota, Brigitte Pakendorf

address: Department of Genetics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Affiliation Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Brigitte Pakendorf

Contributed equally to this work with: Hiroki Oota, Brigitte Pakendorf

Affiliation Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Gunter Weiss

Affiliations Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany, WE Informatik, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany

Arndt von Haeseler

Affiliations WE Informatik, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany, Neumann-Institute for Computing, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Düsseldorf, Germany

Surin Pookajorn

Affiliation Faculty of Archaeology, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Wannapa Settheetham-Ishida

Affiliation Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

Danai Tiwawech

Affiliation National Cancer Institute, Bangkok, Thailand

Takafumi Ishida

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, School of Science, University of Tokyo, Japan

Mark Stoneking

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: stoneking@eva.mpg.de

Affiliation Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MS and HO conceived and designed the experiments. HO and BP performed the experiments. MS, HO, BP, GW, and AvH analyzed the data. HO, SP, WSI, DT, and TI contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. MS, HO, and BP wrote the paper.