Figure 2.

Phylogeny and frequencies (%) of mtDNA haplogroups in the populations studied. Haplogroups (East Asian in grey; West Eurasian in white; Indian in black) were assigned on the basis of both the control-region motifs and the coding-region polymorphisms [see Additional file 1] following published criteria (see Materials and Methods). Coding-region markers are reported as mutated nucleotide positions according to the rCRS [17] Mutations are transitions unless a base change is explicitly indicated. The 9-bp polymorphism: deletion = del; insertion = ins. Haplogroups with an asterix (*) include samples negative for the examined sub-groups.

Fornarino et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2009 9:154   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-154
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