Table 3

Age estimates and standard deviations (in years) for the Most Recent Common Ancestor for the related lineages in North and sub-Saharan Africa.

Clade

Related lineages

Age ± standard deviation (years)


L3b1b

4-7

9,926 ± 2,555


L3b1a

8-39, 229, 230, 233

13,537 ± 1,058


L3b2

42, 234

13,370 ± 4,205


L3d1c

61, 62

9,246 ± 3,444


L3d1'2'3

76, 231

6,549 ± 2,883


L3e2a

107-115

14,179 ± 2,352


L3e2b

116-129, 235, J77

11,985 ± 1,529


L3e2b2

128, 129

1,287 ± 1,278


L3e5

144-148, 232

11,516 ± 2,264


L3e5

147, 232

10,610 ± 3,704


L3f1a

165, J70

14,766 ± 4,448


L3f1b

167-189, 214, 236, J78, J80

14,710 ± 1,227


L3f1b2

178, 179, 236

4,343 ± 2,388


L3f2b

192, 193

24,809 ± 5,935


L3h1a2

199, 200

26,281 ± 6,139


L3h1b

204-210, J81

36,827 ± 3,772


L3h1b

204, J81

14,766 ± 4,448


L3 × 2

155-159

33,165 ± 4,499


Numbers in the "related lineages" column refer to identification of samples in the tree in Additional File 2.

Harich et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2010 10:138   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-138

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