Figure 5. | Admixture into and within sub-Saharan Africa

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Admixture into and within sub-Saharan Africa

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Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, United Kingdom; Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, United Kingdom; Medical Research Council Unit, The Gambia; Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital, The Gambia; Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Burkina Faso; University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy; Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana; Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana; University of Buea, Cameroon; KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya; Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, Tanzania; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom; College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Malawi; University of Bamako, Mali
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Download figureOpen in new tabFigure 5. A timeline of recent admixture in sub-Saharan Africa.

For all events involving recipient groups from each ancestry region (columns) we combine all date bootstrap estimates generated by GLOBETROTTER and show the densities of these dates separately for the minor (above line) and major (below line) sources of admixture. Dates are additionally stratified by the ancestry region of the surrogate populations (rows), with all dates involving Niger Congo speaking regions combined together (All Niger Congo). Within each panel, the densities are coloured by the ancestry region origin of the surrogates, and in proportion to the components of admixture involved in the admixture event. The integrals of the densities are proportional to the admixture proportions of the events contributing to them.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.15266.031