Table 5

mtDNA haplogroup U counts for South Indian castes and Europeans

    Tamil Castes

    Andhra Castes

    Major geographic groups

Upper

NTS Upper

Middle

Lower

Upper

Middle

Lower

Europeans

S. Indians


U1a

5

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

7

U2a

1

0

2

0

1

3

0

0

7

U2b

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

U2c

2

0

4

1

0

4

1

0

12

U2d

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

U2e

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

U2i

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

2

U4

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

U5

0

2

0

0

0

1

0

0

3

U5a

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

0

U7

2

4

4

0

3

2

1

0

16

K

0

0

0

0

2

1

1

4

4


Total

13

7

13

2

6

11

3

9

55


Watkins et al. BMC Genetics 2008 9:86   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-9-86

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