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Tracing the legacy of the early Hainan Islanders - a perspective from mitochondrial DNA

Min-Sheng Peng135, Jun-Dong He123, Hai-Xin Liu126 and Ya-Ping Zhang134*

Author Affiliations

1 State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, P.R. China

2 School of Life Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, P.R. China

3 KIZ/CUHK Joint Laboratory of Bioresources and Molecular Research in Common Diseases, Kunming, P.R. China

4 Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Bio-resources, Yunnan University, Kunming, P.R. China

5 Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China

6 Current address: Program in Neuroscience, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:46  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-46

Published: 15 February 2011

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Additional file 1:

mtDNA control and coding region information of 285 Li individuals from three populations. The data provide the markers examined in the subjects of the present study.

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Information of comparative populations used in this study. The information includes ethnic groups, sample sizes, geographic locations, language affinities, and the references for all additional files.

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mtDNA haplogroup frequencies of 50 populations from Hainan Island, mainland southern China, and Vietnam. The data were used in the PCA and AMOVA.

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Haplotype sharing between Hainan islanders and the populations in the neighboring mainland region. The haplotype sharing was calculated with the fragment 16090 - 16365 in HVS-I.

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Median-joining network of HVS-I sequences of haplogroups B4b1, B5a, F1a1, R9b, and M7b1. The information refers sequences from populations in Hainan Island and its neighboring regions in the mainland.

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mtDNA sequences of haplogroup M12. The information refers 98 sequences of haplogroup M12 used to reconstruct the median-joining network.

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mtDNA sequences of haplogroup M7e. The information refers 35 sequences of haplogroup M7e used to reconstruct the median-joining network.

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