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PNPLA3 fatty liver allele was fixed in Neanderthals and segregates neutrally in humans

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  • Andreas Geier Department of Medicine II, Division of Hepatology, University Hospital Wurzburg, Würzburg, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jonas Trost Department of Medicine II, Division of Hepatology, University Hospital Wurzburg, Würzburg, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ke Wang Department Archaeogenetics, Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, China PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Clemens Schmid Department Archaeogenetics, Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany International Max Planck Research School for the Science of Human History, Max Planck Institute for Geoanthropology, Jena, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marcin Krawczyk Department of Medicine II, Saarland University Hospital and Saarland University Faculty of Medicine, Homburg, Germany Laboratory of Metabolic Liver Diseases, Center for Preclinical Research, Department of General, Transplant and Liver Surgery, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Stephan Schiffels Department Archaeogenetics, Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Andreas Geier, Division of Hepatology, Department of Medicine II, University Hospital Wuerzburg, 97080 Wuerzburg, Germany; geier_a2{at}ukw.de; Dr Stephan Schiffels, Department Archaeogenetics, Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 04301 Leipzig, Germany; stephan_schiffels{at}eva.mpg.de
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Geier A, Trost J, Wang K, et al
PNPLA3 fatty liver allele was fixed in Neanderthals and segregates neutrally in humans

Publication history

  • Received November 21, 2023
  • Accepted February 19, 2024
  • First published March 8, 2024.
Online issue publication 
May 10, 2024

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