Yu-Chun Li

Cultural diffusion of Indo-Aryan languages into Bangladesh: A perspective from mitochondrial DNA

Although both linguistic and historical studies indicated only a small group of Aryans had been involved into the diffusion of Indo-Aryan languages into Bangladesh, no genetic studies had been carried out to prove this notion. By studying mitochondrial DNA variants of 240 Bengali speakers in Bangladesh, among which 23 mitogenomes are completely sequenced, we found.. Read More

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