The Crucial Role of Calibration in Molecular Date Estimates for the Peopling of the Americas

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Fagundes et al. 1 employed two approaches to calibrating their date estimates. The first, which was also used by Achilli et al. 4 in their study, assumed a global substitution rate of 1.26 × 10 −8 subs/site/year, originally obtained by Mishmar et al. 7 with the use of a human-

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  • Simon Y.W. Ho

  • Phillip Endicott

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