Open Access Correction

Most of the extant mtDNA boundaries in South and Southwest Asia were likely shaped during the initial settlement of Eurasia by anatomically modern humans

Mait Metspalu1*, Toomas Kivisild1, Ene Metspalu1, Jüri Parik1, Georgi Hudjashov1, Katrin Kaldma1, Piia Serk1, Monika Karmin1, Doron M Behar2, M Thomas P Gilbert6, Phillip Endicott7, Sarabjit Mastana4, Surinder S Papiha5, Karl Skorecki2, Antonio Torroni3 and Richard Villems1

Author Affiliations

1 Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia

2 Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and Research Institute, Technion and Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel

3 Dipartimento di Genetica e Microbiologia, Università di Pavia, Pavia, Italy

4 Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK

5 Department of Human Genetics, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

6 Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA

7 Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK

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BMC Genetics 2005, 6:41  doi:10.1186/1471-2156-6-41

Published: 4 August 2005

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After the publication of the paper [1] we have noticed that we have mistyped haplogroup M2 defining mutation in three places in the paper (listed below). It should be 447G instead of 477G.