An international team led by investigators in Estonia, the UK, and India look back at the population history of the Parsi in present-day India and Pakistan. Using a combination of array-, targeted sequencing-, and PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism analyses, the researchers assessed autosomal chromosome, Y chromosome, and/or mitochondrial sequence data for 19 individuals from an Indian Parsi population in Mumbai and 24 Pakistani Parsi individuals from Karachi.

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