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Mitochondrial and Y-chromosome diversity of the Tharus (Nepal): a reservoir of genetic variation

Simona Fornarino14, Maria Pala1, Vincenza Battaglia1, Ramona Maranta1, Alessandro Achilli12, Guido Modiano3, Antonio Torroni1, Ornella Semino1* and Silvana A Santachiara-Benerecetti1*

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1 Dipartimento di Genetica e Microbiologia, Università di Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy

2 Dipartimento di Biologia Cellulare e Ambientale, Università di Perugia, 06123 Perugia, Italy

3 Dipartimento di Biologia, Università di Roma 'Tor Vergata', 00173 Roma, Italy

4 Current address: Human Evolutionary Genetics, CNRS URA 3012, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2009, 9:154  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-154

Published: 2 July 2009

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Additional file 1:

MtDNA control and coding regions information of the population samples examined. The data provide the markers examined in the subjects of the present study.

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Additional file 2. Origin of the Figure 4mtDNA complete-sequences. The data provide information on the completely sequenced mtDNA molecules of Figures 4 and 5.

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Ages of the main Y-chromosome haplogroups in the samples of the present study together with relevant comparative data from Sengupta et al. [15]. Age estimates of the main Y-chromosome haplogroups in the different population samples of the present study compared with those reported by Sengupta et al. [15].

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