What The Study Found
The largest genomic study of population groups in Asia, generating and analysing whole-genome sequences of 1,739 individuals from 219 groups.
- Tribal populations had more Denisovan admixture than non-tribals.
- Non-Indo-European speakers had more Denisovan admixture than Indo-European speakers.
- Upper caste groups had lesser Denisovan admixture than non-upper caste groups.
- Indo-European speaking populations of Pakistan had the lowest level of Denisovan admixture.