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Genetic origin, admixture, and asymmetry in maternal and paternal human lineages in Cuba

Isabel Mendizabal1, Karla Sandoval1, Gemma Berniell-Lee1, Francesc Calafell14, Antonio Salas2, Antonio Martínez-Fuentes3 and David Comas14*

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1 Unitat de Biologia Evolutiva, Departament de Ciències Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

2 Unidade de Xenética, Instituto de Medicina Legal, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, and Grupo de Medicina Xenómica, Hospital Clínico Universitario, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

3 Departamento de Biología Animal y Humana. Facultad de Biología, Universidad de la Habana, Ciudad de la Habana, Cuba

4 CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Spain

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2008, 8:213  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-8-213

Published: 21 July 2008

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Additional file 1:

References for the mtDNA sequences included in the datasets used for comparisons to Cuban sequences in the present study.

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HVS-I sequences found in Cuba with their haplogroup classification and number of (identical) and matches in the datasets used for comparison

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References for the studies on admixed populations used for comparisons.

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