Living the high life: high-altitude adaptation
1 Department of Genetics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
2 Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Genome Biology 2010, 11:133 doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-9-133Published: 10 September 2010
Genome-wide scans demonstrate that genetic variants associated with high-altitude adaptation in Tibetans and Andeans arose independently as a result of convergent adaptation.