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Out-of-Africa migration and Neolithic coexpansion of Mycobacterium tuberculosis with modern humans

Inaki Comas, Mireia Coscolla, Tao Luo, Sonia Borrell, Kathryn E Holt, Midori Kato-Maeda, Julian Parkhill, Bijaya Malla, Stefan Berg, Guy Thwaites, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Graham Bothamley, Jian Mei, Lanhai Wei, Stephen Bentley, Simon R Harris, Stefan Niemann, Roland Diel, Abraham Aseffa, Qian Gao Show all

Nature Genetics | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2013


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Funding Acknowledgements

We thank D. Behar and S. Rosset for providing the mitochondrial genome sequences and C. Gignoux for advice on the mitochondrial Neolithic data set, N. Mistry (The Foundation for Medical Research) for providing bacterial strains and C. Dye, F. Balloux and L. Weinert for comments on the manuscript. This work was supported by the MRC UK (grants U.1175.02.002.00015.01 to S. G. and U117581288 to D.Y.), the Swiss National Science Foundation (PP0033-119205 to S. G.), the US National Institutes of Health (AI090928 and HHSN266200700022C to S. G.), the Leverhulme-Royal Society Africa Award (AA080019 to S. G.) and the Natural Science Foundation of China (grant 91231115 to Q. G.). DNA sequencing was partially supported by core funding of the Wellcome Trust (grant 098051) and by a Framework Programme 7 project of the European Community (SysteMTb HEALTH-F4-2010-241587 to D.Y.). I. C. is supported by European Union funding from the Marie Curie Framework Programme 7 actions (project 272086) and project BFU2011-24112 from the Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (Spain).