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    • Andean and Tibetan patterns of adaptation to high altitude 

      Bigham, Abigail W; Wilson, Megan J; Julian, Colleen Glyde; Kiyamu, Melisa; Vargas, Enrique; León-Velarde, Fabiola; Rivera-Chira, María; Rodríguez, Carmelo; Browne, Vaughn A.; Parra, Esteban; Brutsaert, Tom D; Moore, Lorna G; Shriver, Mark D (American Journal of Human Biology, 2013-01-24)
      Objectives: High-altitude hypoxia, or decreased oxygen levels caused by low barometric pressure, challenges the ability of humans to live and reproduce. Despite these challenges, human populations have lived on the Andean ...