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    • Selective sweep on human amylase genes postdates the split with Neanderthals 

      Inchley, Charlotte; Larbey, Cynthia; Shwan, NAA; Pagani, L; Saag, L; Antão, T; Jacobs, G et al. (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-11-17)
      Humans have more copies of amylase genes than other primates. It is still poorly understood, however, when the copy number expansion occurred and whether its spread was enhanced by selection. Here we assess amylase copy ...