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Mitochondrial DNA haplogroup H structure in North Africa

Hajer Ennafaa1, Vicente M Cabrera2, Khaled K Abu-Amero3, Ana M González2, Mohamed B Amor1, Rym Bouhaha1, Nduna Dzimiri4, Amel B Elgaaïed1 and José M Larruga2*

  • * Corresponding author: José M Larruga jlarruga@ull.es

  • † Equal contributors

Author Affiliations

1 Laboratory of Genetics, Immunology and Human Pathology at the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, University El Manar I, 1060 Tunis, Tunisia

2 Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, University of La Laguna, Tenerife 38271, Spain

3 Molecular Genetics Laboratory, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

4 Department of Genetics, King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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BMC Genetics 2009, 10:8  doi:10.1186/1471-2156-10-8

Published: 25 February 2009

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Additional file 1:

H haplotypes detected in the different populations analyzed. The data show the H-subgroup assignation, and HVS I and HVS II sequences of individuals analyzed in the following studied populations: Galicia, Castilla-Mancha, Castilla-León, Andalusia, Santander, León, Potes, Pasiegos, Maragatos, Tunisian Berbers, Tunisia, Libya, Algeria, Algeria Berbers, Moroccan Berbers, Morocco, Sahara, Mauritania, Saudi-Arabia, Jordan, Dead Sea, Palestine, Syria, Iran.

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Origin, localization, sample size, number of H, number of H classified in subhaplogroups, and percentage of H in different populations. The table list the populations and geographic areas used to search for H haplotypes assigned to an H subgroup. Origin, localization, sample size, number of H, number of H classified in subhaplogroups, percentage of H and references are shown.

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Diagnostic mt SNPs, RFLPs and primers used to detect the different H subhaplogroups. Table shows the diagnostic mt SNPs, RFLPs and primers used to detect the different H subhaplogroups in all or some of the samples.

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