Open Access Research article

Interdisciplinary approach to the demography of Jamaica

Michael L Deason1, Antonio Salas2, Simon P Newman3, Vincent A Macaulay4, Errol Y st A Morrison5 and Yannis P Pitsiladis1*

Author Affiliations

1 Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

2 Unidade de Xenética, Departamento de Anatomía Patolóxica e Ciencias Forenses, and Instituto de Medicina Legal, Facultade de Medicina, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

3 Department of History, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

4 Department of Statistics, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

5 Department of Basic Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012, 12:24  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-24

Published: 23 February 2012

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Table S1. HVS-I sequences of the Jamaican individuals analyzed in the present study.

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Table S2. Haplogroup frequencies of Jamaica, different African regions and different iterations considered and analyzed in the present study.

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Table S3. Haplotypes shared (relative frequencies) between Jamaica and the different African regions analyzed in the present study.

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Table S4. Number of shared haplotypes between the different regions considered in the present study. Numbers in the diagonal are the number of different haplotypes per region. In brackets is the proportion of the Jamaican haplotypes that are shared with each of the African regions considered.

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Table S5. Mitochondrial DNA HVS-I sequences included in this study [15,53-80].

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