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TitleEarly Divergent strains of Yersinia pestis in Eurasia five thousands years ago
Study TypeOther
Abstract The bacteria Yersinia pestis is the etiological agent of plague and has in historic times caused human pandemics with millions of deaths. How and when it originated remains contentious. Here, we report the oldest direct evidence of Yersinia pestis identified by ancient DNA in human teeth from Asia a .. [more]
Description The bacteria Yersinia pestis is the etiological agent of plague and has in historic times caused human pandemics with millions of deaths. How and when it originated remains contentious. Here, we report the oldest direct evidence of Yersinia pestis identified by ancient DNA in human teeth from Asia a .. [more]
Center NameTechnical University of Denmark